Maury History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Maury family

The surname Maury was first found in Champagne, where the family has been traced to ancient times. Pierre Maury (c.1282-1324) was a shepherd in the Comté de Foix known for his depositions to Bishop Jacques Fournier who was hunting for Cathar heretics. He plays a prominent role in the French historian Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's study "Montaillou, village occitan de 1294 à 1324."

Important Dates for the Maury family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maury research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1444, 1665, 1700, 1718, 1748, 1775, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Maury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maury Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mauroy, Mauroys, Mauroit, Mauroits, Mauroi, Mauroie, Mauroies, Maurroy, Maurroys, Maurroit, Maurroits, Maurroi, Maurroie, Maurroies, de Mauroy and many more.

Early Notables of the Maury family (pre 1700)

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Maury migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maury Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Roger Maury, who landed in New England in 1631 [1]
Maury Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Maury, who arrived in North Carolina in 1723 [1]
  • James Maury, who landed in Virginia in 1742 [1]
  • Matthew Maury, who arrived in Virginia in 1752 [1]
Maury Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Maury, aged 24, settled in New York City in 1822
  • Fco Maury, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • J Maury, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • Anthony Maury, who arrived in New York in 1855 [1]
Maury Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Maurice Maury, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Espagne" from Bordeaux, France [2]
  • Jean Maury, aged 48, originally from Vieulen, France, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Savoie" from Le Havre, France [3]
  • Pierre Maury, aged 29, originally from Paris, France, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Rotterdam" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France [4]
  • Anna Maury, aged 33, originally from Erce, France, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "La Lorraine" from Havre, France [5]

Contemporary Notables of the name Maury (post 1700)

  • John Walker Maury (1809-1855), American politician, Mayor of Washington, D.C. (1852-1854)
  • James Maury (1746-1840), American diplomat, one of the first United States diplomats
  • Richard Fontaine Maury (1882-1950), American railway engineer famous for his Argentine "Ramal C-14" of the Ferrocarril General Manuel Belgrano, better known for the touristic Tren a las Nubes
  • Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900), American officer in the United States Army, instructor at West Point and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War
  • The Reverend James Maury (1718-1769), American Virginia educator and Anglican minister during the American Colonial period
  • Antonia Maury (1866-1952), American astronomer, awarded the Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy in 1943
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873), American hydrographer, astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and educator, nicknamed "Pathfinder of the Seas" and "Father of Modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology," eponym of the USS Maury (DD-401) and the USS Maury (DD-100) and four other ships
  • James Maury (1746-1840), American politician, U.S. Consul in Liverpool, 1790-1812, 1815-29 [6]
  • H. L. Maury, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928 [6]
  • Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900), American politician, U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1886-89 [6]
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QF-XJM : 6 December 2014), Maurice Maury, 07 Feb 1919; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York, ship name Espagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67R-NM4 : 6 December 2014), Jean Maury, 09 Jun 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Savoie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Y-LX7 : 6 December 2014), Pierre Maury, 18 Dec 1919; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Rotterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DH-QPL : 6 December 2014), Anna Maury, 25 Apr 1920; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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