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The saga of the name Durey begins with the people of the Pictish clans. Durey was a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.

Durey Early Origins



The surname Durey was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Durey Spelling Variations


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Durey Spelling Variations



Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations. In various documents, Durey has been spelled Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.

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Durey Early History


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Durey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durey research. Another 597 words (43 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1296, 1464, 1519, 1526, 1564, 1555, 1616, 1596 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Durey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Durey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Durey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durey In Ireland


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Durey In Ireland



Some of the Durey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 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



The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name Durey: John Durie who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1620; Isabel Durie settled in New Jersey in 1686; Jacob Durie settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1738..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Durey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Durey (post 1700)



  • Cyrus Durey (1864-1933), American Republican politician, Postmaster; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1907-11; Defeated, 1910; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 14th New York District, 1911-14, 1921-33
  • Louis Durey (1888-1979), French composer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Durey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Durey 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 4 April 2016 at 07:21.

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