Durey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Durey family
The surname Durey was first found in Fife
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Durey family
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.
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.
Early Notables of the Durey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Durey family to 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.
Migration of the Durey family to the New World and Oceana
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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Durey (post 1700)
- Lincoln Durey, American computer programmer and developer, founder of EmperorLinux, Inc. in 1999
- 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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Louis Edmond Durey (1888-1979), French composer from Paris; perhaps best known for his many piano works
Durey Family Crest Products
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html