Dousay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Dousay family
The surname Dousay was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire and held a family seat at Wittenhall.
Important Dates for the Dousay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dousay research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1631, 1661, 1510, 1600, 1096, 1504, 1455, 1487, 1575, 1634, 1631 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Dousay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dousay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducie, Ducy, Ducey, Deucy, Deuce, Duce, Douce, Douse, Dousy, Doucet and many more.
Early Notables of the Dousay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dousay family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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