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Ewers Early Origins



The surname Ewers was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire. One of the first records of the name was Adam Urri who appears as burgess of Irvine in 1260 and Huwe Urry of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief intrusion into Scotland in 1296. Reginald Urry held land in Irvine in 1323 and William Urri resigned the lands of Fulton in 1409. Another branch of the family was found in the Fetteresso parish, Kincardineshire and for the most part, these names included "de" denoting "of." Hugh de Urre swore fealty at St. John of Perth and later with a different spelling as Hugh Uny at Forfar, 1296. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
This latter entry is presumably another person rendering homage to King Edward I.

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Ewers Spelling Variations


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Ewers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urie, Ure, Urey and others.

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Ewers Early History


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Ewers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ewers research. Another 359 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1279, 1302, 1273, 1366, 1387, 1650, 1677, 1666, 1715, 1650, 1778, 1857, 1619 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Ewers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ewers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ewers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir John Urry (or Hurry) (died 1650), a Scottish professional soldier; and his brother, Sir William Urry (died 1677), a Scottish Royalist officer during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, he joined Charles II in exile during the Interregnum; and his son, John...

Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ewers 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:

Ewers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Ewers, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752

Ewers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Franziska Ewers, who arrived in America in 1836
  • Bern Ewers, who landed in America in 1847
  • Carolina Ewers, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

Ewers Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Ewers arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Princess Royal" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ewers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ewers (post 1700)



  • Randy Ewers (b. 1968), American politician, Mayor of Ocala, Florida
  • John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997), American ethnologist and museum curator
  • Charles Ewers, American politician, U.S. Consul in Windsor, 1884
  • John K. Ewers (1904-1978), Australian novelist, poet, schoolteacher and short story writer from Western Australia
  • Marisa Ewers, German football midfielder
  • Oberleutnant Walter Ewers (1892-1918), German World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
  • Raymond Boultwood "Ray" Ewers (1917-1998), Australian sculptor, best known for his sculpture Australian Serviceman in the Australian War Memorial, Melbourne
  • Gustav Ewers (1779-1830), German legal historian

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sans tache
Motto Translation: Without stain.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  4. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Ewers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ewers 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 3 June 2016 at 08:00.

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