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Re: Viscount Family (yes, it is a surname)
Posted by: Florence Maguire (ID *****6128) Date: March 04, 2005 at 04:46:19
In Reply to: Viscount Family (yes, it is a surname) by Heather Viscount of 1168

According to Seary's book Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland;Viscount is a surname of England,(Le)Vesconte
of Jersey(Channel Islands) from the office -a vice count, one who takes the place of a count.
Modern status in NL: At Fox Island River (Port au Port district),Placentia, and St. John's.
Try these web sites:
Both of these web sites are excellent plus they have mail list you may join.People are very helpful.
Good luck and happy hunting.

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