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Grall Early Origins



The surname Grall was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern 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 Rhone 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. they also branched into Bohemia in Germany at Mildensee. Here they became ennobled in 1836.

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Grall Spelling Variations


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Grall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grollier, Grolier, Gralliers, Groliers, Groller and others.

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Grall Early History


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Grall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grall research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1596 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Grall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grall Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grall 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 were:

Grall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Grall, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grall (post 1700)



  • William F. Grall, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1920-24, 1926-28 ; Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1926

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Grall Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. 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.
    10. 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).
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    The Grall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grall 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 2 February 2016 at 09:10.

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