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Jory Surname History


Origins Available: English, French


Early Origins of the Jory family


The surname Jory was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1221 when Ralph Jory held lands.

Early History of the Jory family


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Jory Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Jory, Jorie, Jorey and others.

Early Notables of the Jory family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Jory family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jory Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edouard Jory who settled in Virginia in 1664
  • Edw. Jory, who settled in Virginia in 1664
  • Edw Jory, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Jory Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Jory, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1832
  • William Jory, who was naturalized in Oregon in 1851

Jory Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Josiah Jory, aged 21, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"
  • Mr. Richard Jory, (b. 1856), aged 21, Cornish engineer fitter travelling aboard the ship "Pericles" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 5th December 1877 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf
  • Mrs. Ellen Jory, (b. 1858), aged 19, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Pericles" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 5th December 1877 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf

Jory Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. George Jory, (b. 1853), aged 21, Cornish blacksmith departing on 10th April 1874 aboard the ship "Stonehouse" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 29th June 1874 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Mr. Josiah Jory, (b. 1851), aged 23, Cornish sawyer departing on 10th April 1874 aboard the ship "Stonehouse" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 29th June 1874 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Mr. Thomas Jory, (b. 1857), aged 20, Cornish blacksmith departing on 26th September 1877 aboard the ship "Opawa" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 3rd January 1878 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Miss Elizabeth Jory, (b. 1859), aged 18, Cornish settler departing on 26th September 1877 aboard the ship "Opawa" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 3rd January 1878 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf

Contemporary Notables of the name Jory (post 1700)


  • Victor Jory (1902-1982), American actor
  • Stephen G. Jory, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1977-81 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. D. Jory, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1904 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sarah Jory, English country music performer
  • William Jory Henwood FRS (1805-1875), Cornish mining geologist
  • Jory Prum (1975-2016), American three-time Aggie Award winning and Game Audio Network Guild Award winning audio engineer

See Also



Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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