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Where did the English Summory family come from? What is the English Summory family crest and coat of arms? When did the Summory family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Summory family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Somery, Sommery, Summery, Sumery, Summary, Sumary, Somary, Sommary, Summory, Somory, Somry, Sommry and many more.
First found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire. The family were from Seine, Normandy and held estates at Normanville. They were Barons and held estates from the Count of Eu. Someries (Summeries) Castle is located in the parish of Hyde, near Luton, Bedfordshire. The castle name is thought to have been derived from William de Someries, who had a residence on site. While it is nominally named a castle, the structure is more of a manor home but fell to disrepair over the years to the point that some of the bricks were used by local villagers. The site was reopened in 2008 and is open to the public.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Summory research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1043, 1352, 1486, 1566, 1306, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Summory History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Summory Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
The Summory Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Summory 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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