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Vers Early Origins



The surname Vers 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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Vers Spelling Variations


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Vers 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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Vers Early History


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Vers Early History



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

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Vers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vers Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vers 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:

Vers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Vers, who settled in America in 1785
  • Christoph Vers, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1785

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vers (post 1700)



  • Julia Vers, American politician, Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1953; Socialist Labor Candidate for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 6th District, 1961
  • Joseph Vers, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State Treasurer, 1928; Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1938

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. 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.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vers 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 11 November 2015 at 10:26.

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