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Veirs Early Origins



The surname Veirs was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Veirs Spelling Variations


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Veirs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.

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Veirs Early History


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Veirs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Veirs research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1702 is included under the topic Early Veirs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Veirs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Veirs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Veirs 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 were:

Veirs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jesse E. Veirs, who arrived in San Francisco in 1851
  • Jesse E. Veirs, who came to San Francisco in 1851
  • Jesse E Veirs, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Veirs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Veirs (post 1700)



  • Samuel C. Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1836-40
  • James P. B. Veirs, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1901-10
  • Henry F. Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1845-49
  • H. Franklin Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1841

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Veirs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Veirs 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 16 March 2010 at 08:16.

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