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The noble French surname Gadraux is of patronymic origin, deriving from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the family name Gadraux is derived from an ancient Germanic personal name.

Gadraux Early Origins



The surname Gadraux was first found in the province of Ile-de-France, where the family was well established for centuries.

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Gadraux Spelling Variations


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Gadraux Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gadrois, Gadrot, Gadonot, Gadreau, Gadois, Gadbois, Gadoin, Gadebois, Gatebois, Gadouas and many more.

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Gadraux Early History


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Gadraux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadraux research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1678, 1632, 1714, 1658, 1660, 1661, 1594 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Gadraux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gadraux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gadraux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Claude Gadrois, a Parisian, who was the director of the army hospital in Germany and died in 1678 in the full bloom of his youth, when he was only 36. Moving forward to New France, early records of that colony found Pierre (Gadoyes) Gadois (1632-1714) successfully...

Another 98 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gadraux 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: Jean Baptiste Gadois who settled in Montreal in 1648; Pierre Gadboir who arrived in Quebec in 1657; Louis Gadbois who settled in Illinois in 1868; Gustavus Gadbois who arrived in Ontario in 1871.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Gadraux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gadraux 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 26 September 2013 at 11:55.

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