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Where did the French Depew family come from? What is the French Depew family crest and coat of arms? When did the Depew family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Depew family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Duppauer, Dupouy, Dupper, Depauer, Tupaur, Depew, Dupew and many more.
First found in Ile-de-France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Depew research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1746 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Depew History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Depew Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Depew Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- George Depew, who landed in Canada in 1831
- Alfred DePew, American-born, Canadian resident short story writer, and journalist, recipient of the 1990 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and the 1988 Artist Fellows Maine Arts Commission Award
- Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928), American attorney for Cornelius Vanderbilt 's railroad interests, President of the New York Central Railroad, eponym of Depew, New York and Depew, Oklahoma
- Robert Depew (b. 1962), American professional baseball player
- Joseph Depew (1912-1988), American television director and producer and actor
- Pierre H. DePew, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Rockland County, 1922; Defeated, 1922; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944
- Milton E. Depew, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1916; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1928
- Joel Depew, American politician, Mayor of Bloomington, Illinois, 1864
- James R. DePew, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960
- Daniel D. Depew, American politician, Member of New Jersey State Senate from Bergen County, 1854-56
- Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928), American Republican politician, Secretary of State of New York, 1864-65; U.S. Senator from New York, 1899-1911
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
- Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
- Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
- Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
- Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
- Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
The Depew Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Depew 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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