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Thurow Early Origins



The surname Thurow was first found in Warwickshire, where they held a family seat and were descended from Baron de Torrie the notable Norman overlord. They branched to Lincolnshire, but later branched to Scotland to Dumfriesshire.

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Thurow Spelling Variations


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Thurow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Torrie, Torrey, Torry, Tory, Torie and others.

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Thurow Early History


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Thurow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thurow research. Another 370 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1405, 1590, 1599, 1626, 1638, 1691, and 1732 are included under the topic Early Thurow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thurow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thurow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thurow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thurow In Ireland


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Thurow In Ireland



Some of the Thurow family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: Dr. Torrey who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1763 with his wife; Phillip and William Torrey settled in Boston in 1631; James Torry settled in New York State with his wife Florence in 1739 with their two children.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thurow (post 1700)



  • Lester Carl Thurow (1938-2016), American Rhodes Scholar and former dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management

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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: Turris fortissima Deus
Motto Translation: God is a tower of strength to me.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
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    The Thurow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thurow 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 21:55.

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