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 toJean Baptiste dit Lacharite Laspronb. 21 May abt. 1645, Lacharité, 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.
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 regimentwasa young man by the name of Jeandit Lacharité Laspron,the forefather of all present day Lamprons.