Search for content in message boards

Gange information

Replies: 10

Some Gange information

David Gange (View posts)
Posted: 977755708000
I'm another English Gange trying to find out where we came from. The earliest reliable mention of the Gange family I have found was in the Norway Post. Apparently the Ganges used to be one of Norway's most powerful families; their most well known member, Rolv or Rollo was from the Island of Giske or Vigra. Rolv apparently conquered Normandie in 911 and became an ancestor of William the conqueror. So the French connection isn't too misleading, although the family archives in Chester give two accounts of where our name originated, both of which are German.
Good luck, David Gange.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Alison 965920139000 
David Gange 977755698000 
Alison 988990911000 
David Gange 977755708000 
aalex3 1025281936000 
gangeml 1328587028000 
sterput 983033523000 
agenge 986235352000 
sterput 983033843000 
Marilyn Shaw-Guisset 989074696000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic