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Galland Family descending from Matthew Galland and Hannah Fenno

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Re: Matthew Galland and Hanna Fenno

Posted: 11 Sep 2008 10:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 2 May 2013 4:00PM GMT
Matt,
There are a lot of Gallands/Gallants around. I am a desendant of Matthew Gallant and his wife, Hanna Fenno, through their son David, his son Artemas, and his son John Wesley (my grandfather). The name was originally Garland when the family lived in Ireland. When they became Protestants they were forced to leave, and went to France where the name was changed to Gallant. When they (the Huguenots) were forced leave there, some went to Germany and ours went to England. The first Gallants in America were James and Mary Gallant, parents of Matthew. Matthew's son, Isaac, sometimes signed his name as Garland or Galland,and the rest of the family took the name Galland, except my grandfather who took back the name Gallant.
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theduke0404 10 Sep 2008 11:11PM GMT 
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wrhcgh1 12 Sep 2008 3:28AM GMT 
tperry71 14 Sep 2008 2:00AM GMT 
wrhcgh1 12 Sep 2008 3:50PM GMT 
beckygalland 22 Nov 2008 10:33PM GMT 
theduke0404 13 Feb 2009 12:10AM GMT 
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nschweber 3 Aug 2013 5:19PM GMT 
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