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Jewry History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The saga of the name Jewry begins with the people of the Pictish clans. Jewry was a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.

Early Origins of the Jewry family


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

Early History of the Jewry family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jewry research.
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Jewry 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, Jewry has been spelled Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.

Early Notables of the Jewry family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Jewry family to Ireland


Some of the Jewry 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 Jewry family to the New World and Oceana


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 Jewry: 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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