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The people known in ancient Scotland as the Picts were the forefathers of the Jerow family. It is a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.

Jerow Early Origins



The surname Jerow was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Jerow Spelling Variations


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Jerow Spelling Variations



Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Jerow has been written Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.

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Jerow Early History


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Jerow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jerow 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 Jerow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jerow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jerow Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jerow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jerow In Ireland


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Jerow In Ireland



Some of the Jerow 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Jerow: 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jerow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jerow (post 1700)



  • James Edward Jerow, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 2012

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Jerow Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
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    The Jerow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jerow 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 4 April 2016 at 07:21.

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