England in the enormous movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vanse family lived in East Lothian, Scotland. Their name, however, is a reference to Vaux or Vallibus, Normandy, the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early Origins of the Vanse family
East Lothian, where they were directly descended from the great baronial family of De Vaux, or De Vallibus, and still had a castle of this name in Normandy until the year 1080. They possessed Dalston and Gilliesland in Cumberland, and the barony of Dirletoun in East Lothian.
Early History of the Vanse family
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Vanse Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vance, Vans, Vaux, de Vallibus and others.
Early Notables of the Vanse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vanse family to Ireland
Some of the Vanse family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Vanse family to the New World and Oceana
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Vanse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Vanse (post 1700)
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