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Dawes is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name for the son of David.

Dawes Early Origins



The surname Dawes was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Dawes Spelling Variations


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Dawes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Dawes have been found, including Dawes, Dawe, Daw, Daws, Douwes, Dohse and others.

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Dawes Early History


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Dawes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dawes research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1212 is included under the topic Early Dawes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dawes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dawes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dawes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dawes In Ireland


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Dawes In Ireland



Some of the Dawes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Dawes, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Dawes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Dawes who settled in Massachusetts about the year 1623
  • William Dawes settled in New England in the year 1623
  • William Dawes, aged 15, arrived in America in 1635
  • William Dawes, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1646
  • Ailce Dawes, who landed in Virginia in 1650
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dawes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisha Dawes, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Caleb Dawes, who landed in America in 1793

Dawes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Susan Dawes, aged 35, landed in Massachusetts in 1812
  • Frederick Dawes Dawes, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1819
  • John Lawrence Dawes, aged 24, landed in New Jersey in 1845
  • Caroline Dawes, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1846
  • Christian Dawes, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dawes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Dawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Elizabeth Dawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Thomas Dawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lalla Rookh" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LALA ROOKH 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840LallaRookh.htm
  • William Dawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1848
  • George Dawes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal George" in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dawes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dawes (post 1700)



  • William Dawes (1745-1799), American activist in the American Revolution who alerted colonial minutemen of the approach of British army troops prior to the Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • Henry May Dawes (1877-1952), American businessman and banker, United States Comptroller of the Currency from 1923 to 1924
  • Charles G. Dawes (1865-1951), American banker, politician and 30th Vice President of the United States
  • Fernanda B. Dawes, American Republican politician, Kansas State Attorney General, 1895-97
  • Edward League Dawes, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908
  • Edward Dawes, American politician, Village President of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1872-73
  • Chester Mitchell Dawes (b. 1855), American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1896
  • Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), American Republican politician, U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1897-1902; Vice President of the United States, 1925-29; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1929-31
  • Beman Gates Dawes (1870-1953), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1905-09; Oil executive
  • A. C. Dawes, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884
  • ... (Another 25 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Dawes Historic Events


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Dawes Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Master George W. Richard  Dawes (1916-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Robert Dawes, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Thomas George Dawes, English 1st Class Cabin Bed Steward from Walton, Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LALA ROOKH 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840LallaRookh.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Dawes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dawes Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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