Tyzac / du Thysac family

by Rosalyn
(Queensland, Australia)

My ancestors were French glass makers, the Tyzac / du Thysac family. They came from Belrupt, Alsace to England in the late 1500s. I would love to hear from anyone also researching this line.

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Belrupt
by: Suzele

Hi Rosalyn,

I think Belrupt is not in Alsace.
It appears to be near Verdun which is in Lorraine so you should probably look over there.

Alsace and Lorraine for the most part have very different histories and cultures.

For example, the family name appears to be a French name which is very uncommon in Alsace.

Alsatians don't usually have French last names.

Hope it helps your search!
Suzele

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