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Chervais Early Origins



The surname Chervais was first found in Languedoc, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Chervais Spelling Variations


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Chervais Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gervais, Gervait, Gervaie, Gerver, Gervé, Gervey, Jervey, Jervais, Jervaie, Chervais, Chervait, Cherver and many more.

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Chervais Early History


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Chervais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chervais research. Another 651 words (46 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1307, 1460, 1702, 1733, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Chervais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chervais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chervais Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Charles-Hubert Gervais (1671-1744), a French composer of the Baroque era. The son of a valet to King Louis XIV's...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chervais Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Gervais settled in Maryland in 1634; Pierre Gervais settled in Louisiana in 1756; Charles Nicholas D. Gervais settled in Philadelphia in 1799; and Henry Gervais settled in Philadelphia in 1860..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chervais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chervais Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 December 2014 at 16:44.

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