Connybeare History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Connybeare family
The surname Connybeare 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." 
Early History of the Connybeare family
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Connybeare Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coneybear, Conibeer, Conyber, Connybeare, Conibeere, Connabear and many more.
Early Notables of the Connybeare 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...
Migration of the Connybeare family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Conable, who settled in Boston in 1674; Anthony Conibeer, who settled in Maryland in 1737; Thomas Conibear, who came to America in 1747; John Conybear, who came to Virginia in 1759.