Early Origins of the Turry family
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.
Early History of the Turry family
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Turry Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Torrie, Torrey, Torry, Tory, Torie and others.
Early Notables of the Turry family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Turry family to Ireland
Some of the Turry family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Turry family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Turry Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Turry Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Turry (post 1700)
The Turry 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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