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Where did the English Seewer family come from? What is the English Seewer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Seewer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Seewer family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sever, Sevior, Sevyer, Seeviour, Siveyer, Sivier, Siver, Sivyer, Saviour, Saver, Seyvior, Sceviour, Scievor and many more.
First found in Essex 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 year 1274 when Edith Seviere held estates in that county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seewer research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1327, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Seewer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Seewer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Seewer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Seewer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seewer 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.
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