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Vassy Early Origins



The surname Vassy was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Vassy Spelling Variations


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Vassy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vassy, Vassi, Vasse, Vassie, Vasy, Vassye, Vassyes, Vassys, Vasyes, Vasie, van Vassey, van Vassy, Vessy, Vessie and many more.

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Vassy Early History


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Vassy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vassy research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vassy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vassy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vassy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vassy 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: Bernard Vasse, who settled in America in 1814.

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Vassy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    8. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Vassy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vassy 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 17 June 2014 at 11:36.

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