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Vassar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Vassar family


The surname Vassar was first found in Ile-de-France where they held a family seat in the honor of Neuilly, d'Ouville and Sailly.

Early History of the Vassar family


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Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1547, 1658, 1671, 1688, 1730, 1748, 1793, 1844, and 1897 are included under the topic Early Vassar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vassar Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lavasseur, LaVasseur, LeVasseur, de Vasseur, Vasseur, Levasort, Levaseux, Levasseur, Levassor, Levassort, Vavasour, Levazeux and many more.

Early Notables of the Vassar family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vassar family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vassar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Vassar, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • James Vassar, who landed in New York in 1797 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Thomas Vassar, who arrived in New York in 1797 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Vassar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J G Vassar, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Vassar (post 1700)


  • Michael Vassar (b. 1979), American futurist, activist, and entrepreneur, co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Personalized Medicine LLC
  • Matthew Vassar (1792-1868), English-born, American brewer and merchant, founder of Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York in 1861, eponym of the USS Matthew Vassar (1861)
  • Phil Vassar (b. 1964), American country music artist
  • Raymond J. Vassar (b. 1897), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949; Member of West Virginia State Senate 13th District, 1953-60; Defeated, 1936, 1960, 1964 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emery L. Vassar, American politician, Mayor of Caldwell, Idaho, 1935 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carl E. Vassar, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Historic Events for the Vassar family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. William Arthur Fisher Vassar, English 1st Class Passenger from London, England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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