Early Origins of the Conybear family
The surname Conybear 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 Conybear family
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Conybear Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Coneybear, Conibeer, Conyber, Connybeare, Conibeere, Connabear and many more.
Early Notables of the Conybear family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Conybear family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Conybear Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Conybear, who settled in Virginia in 1759
Conybear Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- James Conybear, who settled in Canada in 1925