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Gervaies Early Origins



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

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Gervaies Spelling Variations


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Gervaies 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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Gervaies Early History


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Gervaies Early History



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

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Gervaies Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gervaies 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 Gervaies 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



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Gervaies Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gervaies 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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