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English Origins:

Coat of Arms:

Gold with a red trellised design.

Crest: A deer.

Motto: Jus suum cuique.

Motto Translated: To every man his own.
Noel - English - coat of arms
French Origins:

Coat of Arms:
On a blue shield a gold chevron between three silver crescents.

Crest: A black eagle.

Motto: Tout bien ou rien.

Motto Translated: All well or nothing.

Noel French coat of arms

English spelling variations include: Noel, Noell, Nole and others.

First found in Staffordshire where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Peter Noel arrived in Philadelphia with Joseph in 1736; Fred Noel arrived in New York in 1837; Charlotte Noel and her husband arrived in New York in 1821

French spelling variations include: Noell, Noelle, Noel, Noël, Noailles, Noe, Noue, de Noel and many more.

First found in Normandy where they were anciently seated at Noailles, and the scion of the family was Robert Noel.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: François Noel who arrived in Quebec in 1657 from Poitou; Pierre Noel arrived in Quebec in 1758 from Artois, in the north-east of France; Noel Noel arrived in Quebec in 1740 from Ile-de-France.
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Direct Descendants of Noel Family
    1      Noel Family    b: Alsace-Lorraine, Germany               
    2      Joseph I Noel    b: 1680 Alsace-Lorraine, Germany>Pigeon Hills area of York Co, PA    d: 1753 Paradise twp, York/Adams County, PA           
****        +wife    b: Alsace-Lorraine, Germany               
***    3      Johannes 'John' Noel    b: 1722 Palatine, Germany    d: Bet. October 27, 1765 - January 10, 1766 Paradise twp, York/Adams County, PA           
*******        +Margaret    b: Abt. 1723 of Adams Co, PA               
******    4      Andrew Sr Noel    b: 1754 Paradise twp, York/Adams County, PA>Menallen Twp, York/Adams, PA    d: Bet. March 1817 - 1821 buried at St. Inatius graveyard, Menallen, Adams, PA           
*********        +Theresa Dillon    b: Abt. 1750    d: Abt. 1835           
*********    5      Magdalena Noel    b: Aft. 1769 of York Co, PA    d: Abt. 1835           
************        +Thomas Sr Noel    b: 1775 of Menallen Twp, Adams Co, PA>Cherrytree twp, Venango, PA    d: Aft. 1857 Cherry Tree Twp, Venango Co, PA            Children: Children were baptized at Conewago Chapel, a Catholic Church in eastern Adams Co, PA
************    6      Susanna Noel    b: September 14, 1818 Gettysburg, Adams Co, PA    d: Bef. 1880 probably Warren Co, PA   
***************        +William M. Reynolds    b: January 12, 1802 PA>Eldred, Warren, PA    d: November 05, 1882 East Branch, Warren Co, PA - buried at Green Cemetery, Plum twp, PA    Father: William I Reynolds    Mother: Katherine McGinnet  
***************    7      Josephine C. Reynolds    b: May 15, 1842 Crawford County, PA    d: April 01, 1915 Spring Creek, Warren Co, PA           
******************        +Joel Bailey Matteson    b: January 06, 1839 Otsego Co, NY    d: August 04, 1916 Spring Creek, Warren Co, PA    Father: John S. Matteson    Mother: Emmaline Bailey   
******************    8      John William Matteson    b: October 10, 1872 Spring Creek Twp, Warren Co, PA    d: April 18, 1916 Spring Creek, Warren Co, PA           
*********************        +Bertha Leonette Muzzy    b: May 26, 1868 East Branch, Warren Co, PA    d: January 02, 1949 Spring Creek, Warren Co, PA    Father: Edwin C. Muzzy    Mother: Viola D. Damon   
********************    9      Rodney (Pete) Carl Matteson    b: November 11, 1903 Spring Creek Twp, Warren Co, PA    d: December 23, 1990 Erie, Erie Co, PA- buried at Wattsburg, PA Cemetery           
************************        +Ethel Mae Hoag    b: February 10, 1922 Wheelertown, Fort Le Boeuf,  Erie Co, PA        Father: William Warren Hoag    Mother: Nellie Mae St. John   
***********************    10      Betty Jean Matteson    b: Corry Memorial Hosp Corry, Erie Co Pa.               

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