Lys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lys family

The surname Lys was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Important Dates for the Lys family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lys research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lys Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lyse, Lys, DeLys, Lise, de Lisse, Delise, Delisse and others.

Early Notables of the Lys family (pre 1700)

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Lys migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lys Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Katryn Lys, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Mattys Lys, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]

Lys migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lys Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Mary F Lys, who landed in Manitoba in 1899

Lys migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Lys Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • William Lys, aged 20, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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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)
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