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Twining Early Origins



The surname Twining was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Twining Early History


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Twining Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twining research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1296, 1329, 1748, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Twining History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twining Spelling Variations


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Twining Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Twynholm, Twynholme, Twinam, Twinham, Twinholm, Twinholme, Twynham, Twynam, Twynhome, Twinhome, Twynhom, Twyinholm, Twyinholme, Twyinham, Twynnam, Twinnham, Twinnholm, Twinnham, Twinnhome, Twinnin, Twinnan and many more.

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Twining Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twining Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twining 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:

Twining Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Peter Twining, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Trafalgar-March.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twining (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twining (post 1700)



  • Warren Hugh Twining (b. 1875), American Democrat politician, Member of Colorado State House of Representatives, 1925-34; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1933-34 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Luella Twining, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1918 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank B. Twining, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1920 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Eugene B. Twining, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Colebrook; Elected 1906 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles H. Twining Jr. (b. 1940), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, 1994; Cameroon, 1995; Equatorial Guinea, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Twining Historic Events


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Twining Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Edwin Twining, American 3rd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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Twining Family Crest Products


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