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Gratz Early Origins



The surname Gratz was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Gratz Spelling Variations


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Gratz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grasse, Grase, Gresse, Grese, Gras, Le Grasse, Du Grasse, Du Gras, DeGrace, Degrace and many more.

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Gratz Early History


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Gratz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gratz research. Another 397 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1547, 1667, 1707, 1710, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Gratz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gratz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gratz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gratz 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:

Gratz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Gratz, his wife and children, who came to Philadelphia in 1749
  • John Gratz settled with his wife and children in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Johann Jacob Gratz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Andreas Gratz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Jacob Gratz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gratz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathias Gratz, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gratz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gratz (post 1700)



  • Michael G. Gratz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 7th District, 1980
  • Louis Alexander Gratz, American politician, Mayor of North Knoxville, Tennessee, 1889
  • Jacob Gratz, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 1st District, 1842
  • H. Tucker Gratz, American Democrat politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1951; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956; Member of Democratic National Committee from Hawaii, 1963
  • Eugene C. Gratz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 40th District, 1990

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gratz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gratz 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 1 December 2015 at 15:33.

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