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Re: Where did Carrow/Karrow originate?
Posted by: Tom Stevenson Date: April 07, 2001 at 13:03:07
In Reply to: Where did Carrow/Karrow originate? by Helen Crim of 217

In addition to the English and German CARROWs, there is also a French branch with the same surname. These Carrows are found often in French-American settlements such as Detroit and especially around Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.

In this case, the name Carrow is a derivative of the name CARON or CARRON, early settlers of Nouvelle France (Canada) and then migrating to other French settlements down the St. Lawrence River and the Mississippi.

There are a few of this branch in my online gedcom at http://www.genealogysource.com/caron.htm .

Tom Stevenson
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