Early Origins of the Accre family
Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Accre family
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Accre Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Acre, Acry, Accre, Hacre, Acres and others.
Early Notables of the Accre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Accre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Acres, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1674; Christopher Acres, who arrived in Barbados in 1679; Casper Acre, who came to Pennsylvania in 1687-1727.
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