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Sylfestre Early Origins



The surname Sylfestre 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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Sylfestre Spelling Variations


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Sylfestre Spelling Variations



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

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Sylfestre Early History


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Sylfestre Early History



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

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Sylfestre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sylfestre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sylfestre 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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Sylfestre Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Sylfestre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sylfestre 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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