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Selfestre Early Origins



The surname Selfestre was first found in Essex, but the earliest record of the name was Sylvester, a medieval Bishop of Worcester (1216-1218.)

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Selfestre Spelling Variations


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Selfestre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Silvester, Sylvester, Silvestre and others.

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Selfestre Early History


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Selfestre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Selfestre research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296, 1563, 1618, 1652 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Selfestre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Selfestre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Selfestre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Selfestre 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: Phillip Silvester who settled in Virginia in 1642; along with Abraham; Grace Silvester settled in Barbados with her husband and their servants in 1679.

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Selfestre Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    10. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
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    The Selfestre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Selfestre 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 7 February 2014 at 14:51.

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