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Wedell Surname History



The surname Wedell comes from the place named Wedale, in the parish of Stow, near Edinburgh. As such it is a habitation name, a category of surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.


Early Origins of the Wedell family


The surname Wedell was first found in Midlothian, where they had held territories at Wedale in the parish of Stow from ancient times.

Early History of the Wedell family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wedell research.
Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1296, 1296, 1327, 1372, 1600, 1583, 1642, 1617, 1621 and are included under the topic Early Wedell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wedell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Waddel, Waddell, Waddle, Weddel, Weddell, Weddle and many more.

Early Notables of the Wedell family (pre 1700)


Notable among the family at this time was John Weddell (1583-1642), sea-captain who in 1617 was master's mate of the East India Company's ship Dragon. "In April 1621 he sailed from England as captain of the Jonas, with three other...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wedell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Wedell family to Ireland


Some of the Wedell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 51 words (4 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 Wedell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wedell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Wedell, aged 44, who arrived in New York, NY in 1874 [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)
  • Helene Wedell, aged 18, who arrived in New York, NY in 1874 [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)
  • Juliane Wedell, aged 15, who landed in New York, NY in 1874 [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)

Wedell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Wedell, aged 28, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Eliza Wedell, aged 3, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Maryann Wedell, aged 5, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Mathew Wedell, aged 30, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834

Contemporary Notables of the name Wedell (post 1700)


  • Hugo T. Wedell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . 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 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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