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Tourgas Early Origins



The surname Tourgas was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Touques at the mouth of the river Touques in the arrondissement of Pont-l'Evêque. At the mouth of this river stood the castle of Touques, and the Seigneurial family stood high in the aristocratic families of Normandy.

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Tourgas Spelling Variations


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Tourgas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tougas, Tougat, Touguas, Touguat, Tougue, Tougues, Touquas, Touquat, Touque, Touques, le Tougas, du Touguas, le Touquas, du Touquas, le Touques and many more.

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Tourgas Early History


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Tourgas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tourgas research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1130 and 1165 are included under the topic Early Tourgas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tourgas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tourgas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tourgas 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: Guillaume Tougas arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1695.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Tourgas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tourgas 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 7 September 2012 at 14:52.

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