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Drees Early Origins



The surname Drees was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Drees Spelling Variations


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Drees Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drée, Drées, Dray, Drait, Draits, Drey, Draye, Drayes, Draie, Draies, Drez, Drai, Drais, Dret, Drei, du Drée, de Drée, Drayer, Draite, Dré, Drer, Drest and many more.

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Drees Early History


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Drees Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drees research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1131, 1191, 1600, 1671, 1672, and 1746 are included under the topic Early Drees History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drees Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drees Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drees Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drees Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Drees, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Drees Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bert Drees, aged 30, settled in New Orleans in 1820
  • Joh Bern Drees, aged 30, landed in America in 1836
  • Samuel Drees, who landed in America in 1845
  • Gerh Heinr Drees, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Heinr W Drees, who landed in America in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Drees (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Drees (post 1700)



  • Thomas Kent Drees (b. 1963), American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played four games for the Chicago White Sox in 1991
  • John Henry "Jack" Drees (1917-1988), American sportscaster who worked for ABC and CBS
  • Willem Bernard "Wim" Drees (b. 1954), Dutch philosopher
  • Willem Drees Sr. (1886-1988), Dutch politician of the Labour Party, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1948-1958)
  • Willem Drees Jr., (1922-1998), Dutch politician, Leader of the Democratic Socialists '70 (1971-1977), son of Willem Drees, Sr
  • Caroline Drees, journalist for the Reuters news organization

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    The Drees Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drees 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 12:32.

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