Maintained by James A. Ayars, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D., F.S.A. Scot.

The Seal of Robert Ayars, Yeoman
(1640 - 1719)

We are a network of genealogical researchers whose primary goal is to explore and trace the descendants and ancestors of Robert Ayars, one of the early American Colonists who first settled in Newport, Rhode Island, and later the Shrewsbury Neck area of Southern New Jersey.

If you are a descendant of Robert Ayars, or of any of the other Eyres/Eyers/Ayres/Ayers colonists, we invite you to participate in this quest. Let us know about your connections to Robert, or give us links to your genealogy on the internet.

Here is what you may find at this site:

  • The Descendants of Robert Ayars, of Shrewsbury Neck, New Jersey
  • Sources on the Life of Robert Ayars
  • The Descendants of Humphrey Le Heyr, Bromham, Wiltshire, England.
  • The Descendants of William Le Heyr, Hope, Derbyshire, England.
  • An EYRE Armorial
  • Index of Individuals in the Ayars Database
  • Index of Individuals in the Eyre Database
  • List of Surnames in the Ayars Database
  • List of Surnames in the Eyre Database
  • If you have queries, submissions, additions, corrections, or other comments regarding the data located at this site, contact the Ayars Family Genealogist,