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Delay Early Origins



The surname Delay was first found in the Rhine Valley, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with domains, estates and manors. The family were well established in the region of Strasburg north to the coast and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community and their religious activities. They and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. The family was originally from Albigensia and their original name was Raymond. They held a family seat near Montpellier. Pierre Raymond de Layard left France for England at the Edict of Nantes. He was appointed a Major in General Verey's Regiment of Foot and joined him at the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland. The family settled at Riverssdale outside Dublin. Some of the family returned to England where they became Member of Parliament or distinguished army officers. Charles Peter Layard was Dean of Bristol.

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Delay Spelling Variations


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Delay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Layard, Laiyard, Layarde, Layerd, De Layard, d'layard and many more.

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Delay Early History


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Delay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delay research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delay Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delay Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Delay, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Delay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P H Delay, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delay (post 1700)



  • William Delay, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004
  • Thomas Dale DeLay (b. 1947), American Republican politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives, 1979-85; U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 1985-
  • Henry O. Delay, American politician, First Selectman of Harwinton, Connecticut, 1919-22
  • Henry J. Delay, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Harwinton, 1937-40
  • Earle R. Delay, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1914
  • Major-General Achille-Paul-Thophile Delay (1886-1965), French General Officer Commanding Detachément Shara L'Ouest (1943)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Delay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delay 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 October 2015 at 09:34.

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