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Danley Early Origins



The surname Danley was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 first referenced in the year 1279 when Thomas de Denley held estates in that shire.

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Danley Spelling Variations


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Danley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Denly, Denleigh, Denlegh, Dennerly, Dennarly and others.

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Danley Early History


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Danley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danley research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1357, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Danley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Danley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Danley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Danley Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Danley, aged 28, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Matilda" from Cork, Ireland

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Contemporary Notables of the name Danley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Danley (post 1700)



  • R. C. Danley, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1936
  • Louis S. Danley, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964; Candidate for Michigan State Senate 22nd District, 1964

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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