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Yeoward Early Origins



The surname Yeoward was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Yeoward Spelling Variations


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Yeoward Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ewart, Ewert and others.

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Yeoward Early History


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Yeoward Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeoward research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1607 is included under the topic Early Yeoward History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeoward Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yeoward Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yeoward Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeoward In Ireland


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Yeoward In Ireland



Some of the Yeoward family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: George, James, and John Ewart who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1786; David and Elizabeth Ewert arrived in Philadelphia in 1840.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeoward (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeoward (post 1700)



  • Richard Joseph Yeoward and Luis Herbert Yeoward, English founders of Yeoward Brothers, at 24 James Street, Liverpool, on 1st January 1894 which later became the Yeoward Line in 1920

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Motto


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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: In cruce spero
Motto Translation: I trust in the cross.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Yeoward Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yeoward 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 28 April 2016 at 09:00.

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