Pavey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Pavey surname is derived from the given name Pavia, of uncertain origin.

Early Origins of the Pavey family

The surname Pavey was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

Important Dates for the Pavey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pavey research. Another 142 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1510, 1600, 1140, 1159, 1442, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Pavey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pavey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pavey, Pavie, Pavy, Pavis, Pafey, Paivey, Payvey, Pavier, Payver and many more.

Early Notables of the Pavey family (pre 1700)

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Pavey migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pavey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Pavey, who settled in Georgia in 1736
Pavey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Samuel Pavey, who was naturalized in Detroit in 1872

Pavey migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pavey Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • William Pavey, George Pavey, and Elijah Pavey, who were on record in census of Ontario, Canada in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Pavey (post 1700)

  • Max Pavey (1918-1957), American chess master and medical doctor
  • Jesse Insle Pavey (b. 1890), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Belleair, Florida, 1926-30; Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, 1939-44 [1]
  • Frank D. Pavey, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 11th District, 1895; Member of New York State Senate 15th District, 1896-98 [1]
  • Eva G. Pavey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932 [1]
  • Charles W. Pavey, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880 [1]
  • Joanne "Jo" Pavey (b. 1973), English track and field athlete
  • Kenneth Steven Pavey (b. 1979), English footballer
  • Simon Pavey (b. 1967), Australian motorcycle enduro and off road racer
  • Melinda Jane Pavey, Australian politician

Historic Events for the Pavey family

RMS Lusitania
  • Miss Lorna Mary Pavey, Canadian 2nd Class passenger from Fort Qui Apelle, Saskatchewan, Canada going to England to join the Red Cross, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping on life boat 14 it is believed [2]

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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