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The Anglo-Saxon name Dewberry comes from when the family resided in the township of Duxbury, in the parish of Standish in the county of Lancashire.

Dewberry Early Origins



The surname Dewberry was first found in Lancashire at Duxbury, a township, in the district chapelry of Adlington, parish of Standish, union of Chorley, hundred of Leyland. "Duxbury gave name at an early period to a family, of whom Adam, in the reign of Edward I., held a moiety of the town.'" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
A later branch of the family was found in the township of Gransmoor in the East Riding of Yorkshire. There, W. D. Thornton Duesbery, Esq., originally of Skelton, near York is Lord of the Manor and he benevolently had a schoolroom built at his expense. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Dewberry Spelling Variations


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Dewberry Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Dewberry include Duxbury, Dewsbury, Dusebury, Dusbury, Jewsbury and others.

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Dewberry Early History


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Dewberry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dewberry research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 172 and 1729 are included under the topic Early Dewberry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dewberry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dewberry Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dewberry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dewberry In Ireland


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Dewberry In Ireland



Some of the Dewberry family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Dewberry Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Dewberry, who landed in Maryland in 1669

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dewberry (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dewberry (post 1700)



  • John Dewberry, American starting quarterback for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team (1983 to 1985)
  • Robert Dewberry (b. 1962), American professional baseball player
  • Donna S. Dewberry (b. 1953), American Mormon artist and author
  • Thomas E. Dewberry, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988; Member of Maryland State House of Delegates District 47-B; Elected 1998
  • Dee Dewberry, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972
  • Michelle Louise Faye Dewberry (b. 1979), British reality television contestant and businessperson

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  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. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Dewberry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dewberry 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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