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The first people to use the name Appalegarth were a family of Strathclyde- Britons who lived in the Scottish/English Borderlands. The name comes from when someone lived in Dumfries. The Appalegarth surname comes from the northern Middle English applegarth, meaning "apple orchard." The name may have been originally used for someone who lived near an orchard, or it may have been a habitational name from a place so named, of which there are examples in Cumbria and North and East Yorkshire, and in the county of Dumfries.

Appalegarth Early Origins



The surname Appalegarth was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat at Applegarth, near Lockerbie.

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Appalegarth Spelling Variations


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Appalegarth Spelling Variations



Surnames that evolved in Scotland in the Middle Ages often appear under many spelling variations. These are due to the practice of spelling according to sound in the era before dictionaries had standardized the English language. Appalegarth has appeared as Aplegath, Aplegarth, Applegarth, Applegate and others.

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Appalegarth Early History


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Appalegarth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Appalegarth research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1340 and 1284 are included under the topic Early Appalegarth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Appalegarth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Appalegarth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Appalegarth 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



The North American colonies beckoned, with their ample land and opportunity as their freedom from the persecution suffered by so many Clan families back home. Many Scots even fought against England in the American War of Independence to gain this freedom. Recently, clan societies have allowed the ancestors of these brave Scottish settlers to rediscover their familial roots. Among them: Clement Applegate who settled in Virginia in 1654; John Applegate settled in San Francisco, California, in 1850; John Appleget arrived in San Francisco in 1852..

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Citations



    Other References

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    4. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Appalegarth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Appalegarth 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2015 at 08:40.

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