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Silvester Early Origins



The surname Silvester 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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Silvester Spelling Variations


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Silvester Spelling Variations



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

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Silvester Early History


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Silvester Early History



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

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Silvester Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Silvester Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silvester 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 were:

Silvester Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abram Silvester, aged 14, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Phillip Silvester who settled in Virginia in 1642 along with Abraham
  • Phillipp Silvester, who landed in Virginia in 1642
  • John Silvester, who landed in Virginia in 1662
  • Hen Silvester, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Silvester Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Lydia Silvester, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Thomas Silvester, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Honora Silvester settled in Boston in 1716
  • Richard Silvester, who landed in America in 1764

Silvester Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Silvester, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Silvester Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Silvester, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on July 29th, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 151 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1823
  • Henry Silvester, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Anna Maria" on March 6, 1848, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anna Maria voyage to Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip, Australia in 1848 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anna-maria/1848

Silvester Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Silvester, aged 30, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Fanny Silvester, aged 33, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Marcia Silvester, aged 4, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Florence Silvester, aged 15 months, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Silvester (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Silvester (post 1700)



  • Peter Henry Silvester (1807-1882), American politician, U.S. Representative from New York (1847-1851), grandson of Peter Silvester
  • Peter Silvester (1734-1808), American politician, Member of the United States House of Representatives from New York (1789-1793)
  • L. Jay Silvester (b. 1937), retired American discus thrower, Olympian, Men's Discus World Record Holder (1961-1962) and (1968-1975)
  • Victor Marlborough Silvester OBE (1900-1978), English dancer, author, musician and bandleader from the British dance band era
  • Jarrod B. Silvester (b. 1985), Australian Rules Football player for Australian Football League (AFL) club Richmond
  • Attila-Akyla Silvester (1944-2010), Greek dancer, choreographer and director
  • Peter Peet Silvester (1935-1996), Estonia-born, Canadian electrical engineer, emeritus professor at McGill University, Fellow of the IEE, and of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Peter Dennis Silvester (b. 1948), retired English Association football forward who played from 1965 to 1978
  • Andy Silvester (b. 1947), British bassist and multi-instrumentalist
  • Sir John Silvester Bt, FRS, FSA, DCL (1745-1822), English lawyer and Common Serjeant of London (1790-1803), Recorder of London, senior Circuit Judge at the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey), (1803-1822)
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 151 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1823
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anna Maria voyage to Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip, Australia in 1848 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anna-maria/1848

Other References

  1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  6. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Silvester Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Silvester 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 6 October 2015 at 10:47.

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