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

Gadreaux Early Origins



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

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Gadreaux Spelling Variations


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Gadreaux 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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Gadreaux Early History


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Gadreaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gadreaux 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 Gadreaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gadreaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gadreaux 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 Gadreaux 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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Gadreaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gadreaux 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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