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Gaxon Early Origins



The surname Gaxon was first found in Provence in the south west of France, 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 the region of the Marseille and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Gaxon Spelling Variations


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Gaxon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gassen, Gassin, Gassendi, Gaxon, Gazin, Cassen and others.

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Gaxon Early History


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Gaxon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaxon research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1592, 1655 and 1631 are included under the topic Early Gaxon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gaxon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gaxon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the names at this time was Pierre Gassendi (Pierre Gassend, Petrus Gassendi) (1592-1655), a French philosopher, priest, scientist, astronomer, and mathematician, a leader of a...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaxon 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: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.

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Gaxon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Gaxon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaxon 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 30 July 2013 at 13:40.

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