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What does the Tortoise surname reveal about your family history?

The earliest occurrence of the Tortoise surname in our family history documents is from 1759, and we currently have 451 records where Tortoise appears. Here are a few more facts to get you started…

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Tortoisesin military records

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Tortoisesin convict records

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Tortoisesin parish records

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