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The roots of the surname Rhewe come from the Old English term "raw," meaning "row"; the surname indicates a "dweller in the row of houses or in the street."

Rhewe Early Origins



The surname Rhewe was first found in the county of Cornwall; the first known bearer of the name was Robert ate Rewe, who appears in records dated 1297. There is also a parish called Rewe, located in Devon; this parish was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

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Rhewe Spelling Variations


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Rhewe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rew, Rewe, Rue, Rowe, Rhue, Rhew, Rhewe and others.

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Rhewe Early History


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Rhewe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhewe research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1327, 1492, 1650, 1858 and 1929 are included under the topic Early Rhewe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rhewe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rhewe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rhewe Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Rue, who settled in Maryland in 1671; John Petty Rew, a Protestant who immigrated to Charleston, South Carolina in 1764; Joshua Rue, who was documented as a runaway servant, convict, or apprentice in Maryland in 1772.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Rhewe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rhewe 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 3 July 2014 at 14:47.

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