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Early Origins of the Legrosse family


The surname Legrosse was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family was anciently seated at Gros, a village and seigneurie in the department of Eure in the canton of Amfreville. The first on record was about 1066 when Odon leGros was accused of the murder of Gilbert, Count of Brionne, although another historian ascribes the murder to an entirely different person.

Early History of the Legrosse family


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Legrosse Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Legros, LeGros, Legross, Legrow, Grosville and others.

Early Notables of the Legrosse family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Legrosse family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elie Legros, who settled in Quebec in 1738 from Guyenne; Joseph Legros arrived in Quebec in 1690 from Normandy. In Newfoundland, the name was predominantly Legrow, and John Legrow settled in Broad Cove in 1776.

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