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Chervaits Early Origins



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

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Chervaits Spelling Variations


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Chervaits 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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Chervaits Early History


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Chervaits Early History



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

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Chervaits Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chervaits 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 Chervaits 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chervaits Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chervaits 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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