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Where did the English Buttry family come from? What is the English Buttry family crest and coat of arms? When did the Buttry family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Buttry family history?The ancestors of the Buttry family brought their name to England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Northampton. The name Buttry refers to the family's original place of residence, Boteri in Falaise, Normandy, where they lived prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Before the last few hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Buttry were recorded, including Buttery, Buttry, Butry and others.
First found in Northampton where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buttry research. Another 202 words(14 lines of text) covering the year 1180 is included under the topic Early Buttry History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Buttry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
The unstable environment in England at this time caused numerous families to board ships and leave in search of opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad in places like Ireland, Australia, and particularly the New World. The voyage was extremely difficult, however, and only taken at great expense. The cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels caused many to arrive diseased and starving, not to mention destitute from the enormous cost. Still opportunity in the emerging nations of Canada and the United States was far greater than at home and many went on to make important contributions to the cultures of their adopted countries. An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Buttry arrived in North America very early:
Buttry Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Buttry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buttry Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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