Drewel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Drewel family

The surname Drewel was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, 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 year 1176 when William Drewel held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Drewel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drewel research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1196, 1221, 1455, 1487, 1596, 1453, 1444, 1453, 1457, 1467 and 1503 are included under the topic Early Drewel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Drewel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Drewell, Drool, Druell, Droul, Drewle, Drule and others.

Early Notables of the Drewel family (pre 1700)

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drewel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Drewel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drewel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Henry Drewel, who arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Ernst Frdk Drewel, aged 22, who arrived in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • John Henry Drewel, aged 24, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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