Ivers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Ivers family

The surname Ivers was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Ivarsen is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Important Dates for the Ivers family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ivers research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1529 is included under the topic Early Ivers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ivers Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ivaren, Ivarenn, Ivarene, Ivarens, Ivarenes, Ivarenns, Ivarren, Ivaaren, Ivarrens, Ivvaren, Ivaarenn, Hiversen and many more.

Early Notables of the Ivers family (pre 1700)

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Ivers migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ivers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Ivers, who landed in Virginia in 1702 [1]
  • Juan Ivers, who settled in Mississippi in 1792
Ivers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Catherine Ivers, who settled in New York, NY in 1816
  • Anne Ivers, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • Catherine Ivers, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • R Ivers, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • Samuel G Ivers, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Ivers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ellie Ivers, aged 23, who settled in America from Limerick, in 1904
  • Mary Ivers, aged 22, who landed in America from Kiltimagh, in 1905
  • John Ivers, aged 26, who settled in America from Kiltimagh, in 1906
  • Franzasek Ivers, aged 16, who immigrated to America from Schauel, Russia, in 1906
  • Honoria Ivers, aged 28, who settled in America from Kiltmagh, Ireland, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ivers migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ivers Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Anthony Ivers, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Ivers migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ivers Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mary Ivers, aged 17, a seamstress, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [2]
  • James Ivers, aged 28, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"

Ivers migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Ivers Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James Ivers, aged 21, a butcher, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • Ellen Ivers, aged 19, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Ivers (post 1700)

  • Donald L. Ivers (b. 1941), former judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • Julia Crawford Ivers (1869-1930), American motion picture writer, producer and director
  • Peter Scott Ivers (1946-1983), American musician, best known as the host of New Wave Theatre
  • Eileen Ivers (b. 1965), Irish-American musician
  • Robert "Bob" Ivers (1934-2003), American actor
  • Lois Ivers Altenburg, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1984 [3]
  • Ivers Phillips, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856 [4]
  • Ivers J. Norton, American Republican politician, Mayor of Olean, New York, 1956-59 [5]

Historic Events for the Ivers family

HMS Prince of Wales
  • Mr. James S Ivers, British Able Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [6]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 29th June 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Trafalgar 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/trafalgar1854.shtml.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  6. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
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