Art by Betmatrho in this Red-Thread Genealogy section for the 'Lost Tribes of Israel' may be freely used for personal use.
Coat of Arms: A shield divided quarterly: 1st and 4th, blue with three silver fish haurient; 2nd and 3rd, black with two silver wavy bars, each charged with two red wavy palets..
Crest: An arm in mail armour holding a baton.
First found in Devonshire where they were seated from very ancient times before the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086.Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: George Way, whosettled in Boston in 1633; Edward Way settled in Virginia in 1655; Elizabeth Way settled in Nantasket, Mass in 1630; Richard Way was a merchant of St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1779.
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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