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Tawes Early Origins



The surname Tawes was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Tawes Spelling Variations


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Tawes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Taws, Taw, Tawse and others.

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Tawes Early History


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Tawes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tawes research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1415, and 1632 are included under the topic Early Tawes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tawes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tawes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tawes 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: John Tawers settled in Maryland in 1704.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tawes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tawes (post 1700)



  • Millard F. Tawes, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936
  • John Millard Tawes (1894-1979), American Democrat politician, Maryland State Comptroller, 1939-47, 1950-59; Governor of Maryland, 1959-67; Member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1963

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Deo juvante
Motto Translation: By Godís assistance.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. 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. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. 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.
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    The Tawes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tawes 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 9 November 2015 at 10:51.

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