Helvey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Helvey family

The surname Helvey was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Helvey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Helvey research. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1807, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Helvey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Helvey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Helvig, Helwig, Hellwig, Hellvig and others.

Early Notables of the Helvey family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Helvey family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ann Elizabeth Helwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania sometime between 1741 and 1748; August Helvig, who came to Baltimore in 1843; Cath Helvig, who came to New York, NY in 1855.

Contemporary Notables of the name Helvey (post 1700) +

  • Orin Greenhill "Mount" Helvey (1903-1969), American college football player from Wynnewood, Oklahoma, All-Southern in 1926, awarded the Porter Cup as Sewanee's best all-around athlete in 1927
  • John A. Helvey, American politician, Representative from New York 15th District, 1890
  • Edward D. Helvey, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996

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