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Early Origins of the Conable family

The surname Conable was first found in Devon where they held a family seat at Collibear, a hamlet in the parish of Tawstock. "The change from 'i' to 'y' is common; compare bannister and baluster. This is a familiar Devonshire name." [1]

Early History of the Conable family

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Conable Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Coneybear, Conibeer, Conyber, Connybeare, Conibeere, Connabear and many more.

Early Notables of the Conable family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include John Coneybeare (1692-1755), Bishop of Bristol, born 31 Jan. 1691 at Pinhoe, near Exeter, of which place his father...
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United States Conable migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Conable Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Conable, who settled in Boston in 1674
  • John Conable, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1674 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Conable (post 1700) +

  • John S. Conable, American Republican politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1959 [3]
  • Barber Benjamin Conable Jr. (1922-2003), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Senate 53rd District, 1963-64; U.S. Representative from New York, 1965-85 [3]

  1. Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. 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)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 3) . Retrieved from on Facebook