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The surname Depew was 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Duppauer, Dupouy, Dupper, Depauer, Tupaur, Depew, Dupew and many more.
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
- 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
- Allin Depew (1886-1959), American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 30th District, 1930
- 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
- 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).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- 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.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. 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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