The word ‘alias’ occasionally occurs in records and is the equivalent of ‘otherwise known as’. It is often shortened to ‘als’. Some examples are:
– ‘John Arnold als at Yeo’ was buried at North Tawton in 1563.
– ‘Johanna filia Johis Ewen als Yoye’ was baptised at St Mary, Wolborough in 1589 and her father was buried there in 1590; ‘Tomasin Ewen als Yoye’ was married in the same parish in 1597.
– Administration of the estate of Elizabeth Yeo alias Harrell of Swimbridge was granted in 1602.
– ‘Johan Arnell als Yeo’ married Vincent Morell at Halberton in 1630.
– ‘Richard Yeo alias Tricke’ was baptised at Morwenstow in 1683 to parents Francis and Jone Yeo. ‘John Yeo alias Trick’ was baptised in the same parish thee years later to parents Francis and Joyce Yeo.
– ‘Robert Rooke alias Yew’ was buried at Cannington in 1698.
– ‘Mary Yeo als Williams’ married Thomas Hawkins at Cannington in 1724.
– ‘William and Mary Yeo als Bowden’ baptised a daughter Mary at Christow in 1709. ‘Georg Yeo alias Bowden’ married Rebecca Hore in the same parish in 1744.
– ‘Matilda Emily Yeo alias Nicholson’ married Thomas Somers at St Mary, Dublin in 1872. Matilda’s surname had become Yeo after a previous marriage; Nicholson was her original surname.
- The Yeo one-name Study
- Online resources
- Introduction to pedigrees
- The main Yeo lines
- Research by Mike Darch and David Yaw
- Research by Angela Morgan
- Surname distribution – England and Wales
- The Yeo diaspora
- Yeo and variant lines in . . .
- Pedigrees and images on commercial web sites
- Pedigrees and individuals researched by Sheila Yeo
- Other researched pedigrees
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- Humphrey Yeo and Jame Hambley
- William Yeo and Mary Deyman
- John Yeo and Katherine Harris
- Henry and Jane Yeo of Camborne
- Descendants and ancestors of Thomas Martin and Joanna Yeo
- Sophia Yeo Marks, Sophia Yeo Dunn and Sophia Yeo Scott
- John Yeo and Charlotte Widger
- Thomas Yeo Bartlett and Anne Mary Colyer – married twice?
- Joseph Yeo and Ann Voysey
- Richard Yeo and Catherine Moyse
- John Yeo and Jane Windsor
- John Yeo and Rebecca Rolle – a marriage that joined two Yeo lines
- Descendants of John Yeo and Frances Holman
- Luxmoore Yeos
- Thomas Yeo and Dorothy Heard
- Robert Yeo and Sarah Leworthy
- Henry Yeo and Martha Byrne
- William Yeo and Jane Fanson
- Samuel Yeo and Elizabeth Widlake
- William Yeo and Margery Rowell
- John Yeo and Mary Jane Curtis
- A wealthy servant
- A butcher from Hill Head?
- A puzzle from Polperro
- A Yeo who was not a Yeo – Henry Albert Dunning (1843–1914)
- A woman who never existed – Jane Leonora Yeo
- Samuel Yeo of Peters Marland
- Rebecca Celia Yeo
- Creek or Greek?
- Morwenstow to Montreal
- Leslie A. Yeo – a case of mistaken identity?
- Richard Piper Yeo – artist and photographer
- Richard Yeo – Chief Engraver at the Tower of London
- Leonard Yeo Provo
- John Yeo or John E. Yeo?
- James Yeo of Kilkhampton and Prince Edward Island
- William Yendle Yeo
- James Yeo of Rochester
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