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Gress Early Origins



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

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Gress Spelling Variations


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Gress 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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Gress Early History


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Gress Early History



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

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Gress Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gress Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gress 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: John Grasse settled in Philadelphia in 1848; George Grass settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Jacob Grass settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Joseph Grass settled in Philadelphia in 1752.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gress (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gress (post 1700)



  • Henry V. Gress, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 28th District, 1886
  • G. V. Gress, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896
  • A. Cloyd Gress, American Democrat politician, Chair of Fulton County Democratic Party, 1927

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Gress Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gress 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 14 October 2015 at 09:26.

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