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Tourgis Early Origins



The surname Tourgis was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Tourgis Spelling Variations


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Tourgis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Turgeon, Turgis, Tourgis, Turgot, Turgan and others.

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Tourgis Early History


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Tourgis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tourgis research. More information is included under the topic Early Tourgis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tourgis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tourgis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Michel-Étienne Turgot, a French magistrate who was born in Paris in 1690. He was of an ancient family, distinguished in their nobility, who in the thirteenth century, was mainly established in Brittany and since then has been primarily in Normandy. He was President...

Another 94 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tourgis 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: 560 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Charles Turgeon, who married in 1648 in Quebec.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Tourgis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tourgis 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 26 June 2014 at 14:08.

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