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Vassar Early Origins



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.

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Vassar Spelling Variations


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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.

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Vassar Early History


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Vassar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vassar research. 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.

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Vassar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vassar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vassar 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 were:

Vassar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Vassar, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • James Vassar, who landed in New York in 1797
  • Thomas Vassar, who arrived in New York in 1797

Vassar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J G Vassar, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vassar (post 1700)


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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
  • Emery L. Vassar, American politician, Mayor of Caldwell, Idaho, 1935
  • Carl E. Vassar, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996

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Vassar Historic Events


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Vassar Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. William Arthur Fisher Vassar, English 1st Class Passenger from London, England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Vassar Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Vassar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vassar 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 10 November 2015 at 10:50.

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