Delfs History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Delfs family

The surname Delfs was first found in Cheshire at Doddington, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Wybunbury, union and hundred of Nantwich. "In a mutilated tower which formed part of Doddington Castle, erected by Sir John Delves in 1364, are preserved statues of Lord Audley and his four squires, who fought under the Black Prince at Poitiers." [1]

Important Dates for the Delfs family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delfs research. Another 111 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Delfs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delfs Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Delves, Delve, Delph, Delf, Delves, Delvere, Dellves, Dellfs, Telf, Telve, Telves and many more.

Early Notables of the Delfs family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Delfs family to Ireland

Some of the Delfs family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 63 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delfs migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delfs Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Detlof Delfs, who landed in New York, NY in 1754 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Delfs (post 1700)

  • Andreas Delfs (b. 1959), German conductor laureate of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
  • Flemming Delfs (b. 1951), Danish badminton player, 1977 World Champion

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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