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Windes Early Origins



The surname Windes was first found in Moray, where they were anciently descended from a Chief named Berowald who obtained a charter from King Malcolm IV of Scotland of the lands of Ineess at Easter Urquhart in the province of Elgin.

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Windes Spelling Variations


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Windes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyness, Wynes, Wyndis, Wyndes, Wynhouse, Wines and many more.

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Windes Early History


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Windes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Windes research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1226, 1296, 1502, 1562, and 1761 are included under the topic Early Windes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Windes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Windes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Windes 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 or some of its variants were: Faintnot Wynes who settled in Charlestown Massachusetts in 1634.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Windes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Windes (post 1700)



  • William Windes, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Morris County, 1780; Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Morris County, 1787
  • Dudley W. Windes, American politician, Justice of Arizona State Supreme Court, 1953-59

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Windes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Windes 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 26 January 2016 at 09:29.

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