Durrys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The saga of the name Durrys begins with the people of the Pictish clans. Durrys was a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.
Early Origins of the Durrys family
The surname Durrys was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Important Dates for the Durrys family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durrys research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1296, 1464, 1519, 1526, 1564, 1555, 1616, 1596 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Durrys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Durrys 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, Durrys has been spelled Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.
Early Notables of the Durrys family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Durrys family to Ireland
Some of the Durrys family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Durrys family
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 Durrys: 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..