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Haviland-437-1.jpg Robert Haviland Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow)
Jan 11, 2017
Previous spelling of the Haviland name. [edit]
Haviland-425.jpg Christopher Haviland Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow)
Jan 8, 2017
The de Havilland surname is the officialized spelling of family surname from which I descend, although prior to the mid-1700s there was no such thing as an "official surname spelling." All of my de Havilland ancestors were armigerous bearers, meaning they had either been granted a Coat of Arms by a monarch, or they had inherited one according to the rules of Heraldry. And so they were not only literate but were more conscious about how the surname was spelled. (Note: it is improper to use a capi [edit]