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Tasset Early Origins



The surname Tasset 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.


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Tasset Spelling Variations


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Tasset Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tasse, Taisse, Tasset, Tassin, Tasson, Tassot, Tassard, Tassart, Tassier, Tassaert, Tassiť and many more.

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Tasset Early History


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Tasset Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tasset research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1811, 1697 and 1777 are included under the topic Early Tasset History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tasset Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tasset Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tasset 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: Simon Tassin, who settled in Canada in 1642; Yvon Tassin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720; Antoine Tassart, who immigrated to New York in 1798; and Charles Tasse, who came to Philadelphia in 1845..

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