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Niblack Surname History



The Niblack surname is thought to derive from the Middle English word "nibbe," which was a form of "neb," which meant "nose."


Early Origins of the Niblack family


The surname Niblack was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Niblack family


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Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1602, 1764, 1798, 1808, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Niblack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Niblack Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Niblack have been found, including Niblet, Niblick, Niblock,Niblett, Neblit, Neblitt, Niblit and many more.

Early Notables of the Niblack family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Niblack family to Ireland


Some of the Niblack family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Niblack family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Niblack, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Niblack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Niblack, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Niblack (post 1700)


  • William Ellis Niblack (1822-1893), American Democrat politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1849-50, 1863; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1850-52; Circuit Judge in Indiana, 1854-57 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • W. A. Niblack, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Florida, 1896 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Silas Leslie Niblack (1825-1883), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Columbia County, 1865; U.S. Representative from Florida at-large, 1873 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mason Jenks Niblack (1857-1926), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1887-91, 1915; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1889-91 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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