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Twys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Twys family


The surname Twys was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times at Twizel near Coldstream as Lords of the manor, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. One of the first on record was Agnes de Twizel of the county of Berwick who rendered homage in 1296 to King Edward I of England who restored her lands in Berwickshire.

Early History of the Twys family


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Twys Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Twyss, Twysse, Twiss, Twisse, Twist, Twiste, Twyst and many more.

Early Notables of the Twys family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Twys family to Ireland


Some of the Twys family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Twys family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Twiss who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1845; followed by Joseph Twiss in 1853; Benjamin Twist settled in Virginia in 1741; Thomas Twist settled in Maryland in 1742.

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