Tassart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Tassart family
The surname Tassart was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Baltus Van Tassel and Katrina Van Tassel were characters in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Early History of the Tassart family
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Tassart Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tasse, Taisse, Tasset, Tassin, Tasson, Tassot, Tassard, Tassart, Tassier, Tassaert, Tassié and many more.
Early Notables of the Tassart family (pre 1700)
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Tassart migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tassart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Antoine Tassart, who immigrated to New York in 1798
- Antoine Tassart, who landed in New York in 1798 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)