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Early Origins of the Gravelle family


The surname Gravelle was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat at Graval near Portmort at Seine-Inférieure in the arrondissement of Neufchâtel in the region of Flamets-Frétils. They later branched to Fourneau in Normandy, and became one of the eminent aristocratic families of that dukedom.

Early History of the Gravelle family


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Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1066 is included under the topic Early Gravelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gravelle Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Graval, Gravalle, Gravel, Gravell, Gravelle, Graville, Gravile, Gravil and many more.

Early Notables of the Gravelle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gravelle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gravelle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Gravelle, who arrived in America in 1792 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Gravelle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. L. Gravelle, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • R. L. Gravelle, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • R. L. Gravelle, who settled in Philadelphia in 1806

Contemporary Notables of the name Gravelle (post 1700)


  • Gordon Carr Gravelle (b. 1949), former American NFL football offensive tackle
  • Robert Gravelle, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emile Gravelle (1855-1920), French individualist anarchist and naturist activist, writer and painter
  • Joseph Gerard Leo Gravelle (b. 1925), Canadian retired professional ice hockey player
  • Israel Jean Orval "Orville" Gravelle (1927-1997), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Michael Gravelle (b. 1949), Canadian politician, Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry
  • Claude Gravelle (b. 1949), Canadian politician

Historic Events for the Gravelle family



Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William  Gravelle, Canadian resident from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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