Early Origins of the Conibear family
The surname Conibear was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
at Collibear, a hamlet in the parish of Tawstock. From their early beginnings, for the next few centuries, the family name also acquired other estates or manors as branches established themselves throughout England
. The major conflicts of the eras, such as the War of the Roses, the English Reformation
, and the English Civil War sometimes found them to be in opposing camps, with conflicting interests.
Early History of the Conibear family
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Conibear Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Coneybear, Conibeer, Conyber, Connybeare, Conibeere, Connabear and many more.
Early Notables of the Conibear family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Conibear family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Conibear Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Thomas Conibear, who settled in America in 1747
Conibear Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Wm. Conibear, who settled in America in 1889
Contemporary Notables of the name Conibear (post 1700)
- Hiram Boardman Conibear (1871-1917), American rowing coach who developed the Conibear stroke at the University of Washington in 1907, eponym of the Conibear Rowing Club and Conibear Shellhouse