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The ancient roots of the Appelwhyte family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Appelwhyte comes from when the family lived in the township of Applethwaite, which was in the parish of Windermere in Westmorland (now part of Cumbria). There were also places with this name in Cumberland and in Suffolk, where the first instances of the surname Appelwhyte were found. In Old English, applethwaite meant an apple orchard or an area of land cleared for growing apples.

Appelwhyte Early Origins



The surname Appelwhyte was first found in the county of Suffolk in south eastern England. The Applethwaites were found in Suffolk from very ancient times and sustained the Norman Conquest in 1066, retaining their lands and estates.

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Appelwhyte Early History


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Appelwhyte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Appelwhyte research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1906, 1629, 1668, 1660 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Appelwhyte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Appelwhyte Spelling Variations


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Appelwhyte Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Appelwhyte has appeared include Applethwaite, Applewhite, Applewaite, Applewait, Apelwhite, Eppelwhite, Epplethwaite and many more.

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Appelwhyte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Appelwhyte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Appelwhyte 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Appelwhyte arrived in North America very early: Henry Apllewhate who arrived in Virginia in 1713; Thomas Applewhite who arrived in Maryland in 1676; Henry Applewhaite who arrived in Virginia in 1670.

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