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Asbery Early Origins



The surname Asbery was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Astbury in the county. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1287 when William of Astbury was recorded with estates in that village.

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Asbery Spelling Variations


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Asbery Spelling Variations



Asbery has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Astbury, Astbry, Astbrey, Asprey, Aspry, Astbray, Astburie and many more.

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Asbery Early History


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Asbery Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Asbery research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1688 and 1743 are included under the topic Early Asbery History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Asbery Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Asbery Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Asbery 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Asberys to arrive on North American shores:

Asbery Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hilda C. Asbery, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Asbery Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Margurite B. Asbery, aged 47, who landed in America from York, England, in 1911
  • Violet Ann Asbery, aged 14, who settled in America from York, England, in 1911
  • Clenel E. Asbery, aged 42, who landed in America from York, England, in 1911

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Asbery Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Asbery 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 20 August 2014 at 07:17.

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