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Where did the English Wooden family come from? What is the English Wooden family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wooden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wooden family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodham, Wodam, Wodham and others.
First found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Catherston, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wooden research. Another 107 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wooden History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Wooden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wooden Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Mary Wooden, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
Wooden Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Peter Wooden, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
- Miss Wooden, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1893
- Robert J. Wooden, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
Wooden Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- S. Wooden, who landed in America, in 1904
- H.S. Wooden, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1905
- Stewart L. Wooden, aged 32, who emigrated to America, in 1917
- Warren Wooden, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1923
- Ben Wooden, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1923
- John Robert Wooden (b. 1910), retired American NCAA basketball coach and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Shawn Wooden (b. 1973), American NFL football safety
- Charles Wooden (1827-1875), German recipient of the Victoria Cross
- Josh Wooden (b. 1978), Australian rules footballer
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- Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
- Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
- Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
The Wooden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wooden 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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