Lampron 
Genealogy & History 
1570
 

 

FAMILY TREE ROOTS IN FRANCE  VIEW THE LAMPRON SLIDESHOW
IROQUOIS WARSLAMPRON TIMELINETHE HOUSE OF LAMPRON
Introduction 
This site traces the ancestral roots of the name Lampron from a small town in 16th century France to the New World, or New France as it was known to early French settlers of Canada. It chronicles the adventure of a young man's enlistment with the French military, and a young woman's quest to brave the dangerous elements of  a strange new continent.


Special Note: 
 
All present day Lamprons living in Canada and the United States can trace their ancestral roots back to Jean Baptiste dit Lacharite Laspron b. 21 May abt. 1645,   Lacharité, France.



La Charité-sur-Loire, France

Lampron Roots in France

The Lampron ancestry and family roots can be traced all the way back to the 16th century. The first known descendant of the Lampron family tree was Jehan Laspron, born in La Charité-sur-Loire, France in 1570.

From: 
Laspron to Lampron

The name Laspron would  later be changed to Lampron by his great grandson, Maurice Lampron, dit Lacharité in 1685.

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Iroquois Indians

Lampron and the 
French Indian Wars

The pleas of the colonists of New France for assistance in their struggle with the Iroquois Indians were answered in 1665 with the arrival of the first French regular troops in Canada, the Carignan-Salières Regiment.

One of the soldiers arriving with this famous  regiment was a young man by the name of Jean dit Lacharité Laspron,the forefather of all present day Lamprons.

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King Leon III and Queen Keran de Lampron

Ancient Origin of the 
Lampron Name

The historical origin of the name Lampron represents a bloodline dating back before the First Crusade and the Siege of Jerusalem from 1095-1099.

The Hethumid Dynasty, also known as the House of Lampron , were the rulers of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia from 1226 to 1373 following the Rubenid Dynasty. 
 

Although there is no genealogical tie to present day Lamprons, the name itself has an interesting history, and for that reason I've included it's background on this site.

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