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Spivey Early Origins



The surname Spivey was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Spurway Barton. One of the first records of the name was Ricardo Greda de Spurwaye ( c. 1270-1320) who held lands in the area and records show that a transfer of lands in Bears, a hamlet in Broadclyst parish, north-east of Exeter about that time. "Thurgarton Hall [in Norfolk] is the residence of W. D. Spurrell, Esq., whose family have occupied the mansion for several centuries." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Spivey Spelling Variations


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Spivey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spurway, Spurvey, Spurrvey, Spurways, Spurrier and others.

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Spivey Early History


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Spivey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spivey research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1542 are included under the topic Early Spivey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spivey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spivey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spivey 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:

Spivey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin Spivey, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spivey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spivey (post 1700)



  • Ernest Lee "Junior" Spivey Jr. (b. 1975), American Major League Baseball second baseman
  • William "Bill" Spivey (1929-1995), American basketball player
  • Victoria Spivey (1906-1976), American blues singer and songwriter
  • James Calvin "Jim" Spivey (b. 1960), American silver and bronze medalist middle distance runner
  • Dan Spivey (b. 1952), American professional wrestler
  • Sylvia Spivey, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 137th District, 2006, 2010
  • M. C. Spivey, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912
  • John B. Spivey, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940
  • James R. Spivey, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Bluffton, Indiana, 1906-11
  • H. Michael Spivey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Spivey


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Suggested Readings for the name Spivey



  • Spivey Family by Odis Mae Spivey Dunagin.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Spivey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spivey 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 10 February 2017 at 15:58.

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