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Where did the English Gladney family come from? What is the English Gladney family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gladney family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gladney family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gladwin, Gladwine, Gladewin, Gladwind, Gladwyne, Cladwin, Cladwine and many more.
First found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was recorded at the taking of the Domesday Book (1086) as holding the estates since 1066 in that shire. They were again recorded in 1113 in that same county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gladney research. Another 272 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1180, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Gladney History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gladney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gladney Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Gladney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gladney 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.
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