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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


  • 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
  • Joseph Depew (1912-1988), American television director and producer and actor
  • 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
  • Robert Depew (b. 1962), American professional baseball player


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  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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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