Appoltrey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Appoltrey family
The surname Appoltrey was first found in Northamptonshire at Appletree, a hamlet, in the parish of Astonle-Walls, union of Banbury, hundred of ChippingWarden, a relatively small village, the population in the late 1800s was only 92.  Appletree-Hall is another small village, but this one is in the parish of Wilton, Hawick district of the county of Roxburgh, Scotland. This latter village had a population of about 75 in the late 1800s. 
Early History of the Appoltrey family
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Appoltrey Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Appoltrey include Apeltree, Apoltree, Appletree, Apeltry, Apeltrie, Appeltry, Appoltry and many more.
Early Notables of the Appoltrey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Appoltrey family
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Appoltrey or a variant listed above: Richard Appletree who arrived in Virginia in 1652.
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.