Gress History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gress family
The surname Gress was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Gress family
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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.
Early Notables of the Gress family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Gress is the 13,510th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Migration of the Gress family
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.
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 Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896 
- A. Cloyd Gress, American Democratic Party politician, Chair of Fulton County Democratic Party, 1927 
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