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Where did the English Ashbaugh family come from? What is the English Ashbaugh family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ashbaugh family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ashbaugh family history?

The ancient roots of the Ashbaugh family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Ashbaugh comes from when the family lived in a dwelling near an ash tree. Ashbaugh is a local surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. There are a variety of types of local surnames, some of which include: topographic surnames, which could be given to a person who lived beside any physical feature, such as a hill, stream, church or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. In this case, the surname Ashbaugh comes from the Old English words ęsc and by, which mean ash tree and dwelling. The earliest members of the Ashbaugh family on record lived in the county of Leicestershire, where they been settled prior to the Norman invasion of England, in 1066.

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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 Ashbaugh has appeared include Ashby, Ashbie, Ashbe, Ashbee, Ashbey and others.

First found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat for many centuries. Some of the first records of the name include: Richard de Ashby, Lord of the manors of South Croxton and Quenbyas found in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273; William de Ashby (1240-1299), Lord of the Manor of Ashby Magna, Leicester; and Alexander of Ashby (Latin, Alexander Essebiensis), an English theologian and poet about the year 1220.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ashbaugh research. Another 101 words(7 lines of text) covering the years 1346, 1475, 1537, 1646, 1693 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Ashbaugh History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 67 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ashbaugh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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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 Ashbaugh arrived in North America very early: Alice Ashby who settled in New England in 1635; John Ashbey settled in Barbados in 1663; William Ashbey settled in Virginia in 1663.

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  • Marvin E. Ashbaugh (1914-1974), birth name of Marvin Ash, an American jazz pianist
  • Russell G. "Pete" Ashbaugh Jr. (1921-2009), American football player at the University of Notre Dame who went on to play for the Chicago Rockets in the late 1940s
  • Russell G. "Busty" Ashbaugh Sr. (1889-1953), American celebrated football player at Brown University and later coach of competitive teams at South High School, in Youngstown, Ohio, father of Pete Ashbaugh
  • Dennis John Ashbaugh (b. 1946), American painter and artist who lives and works in New York City
  • David R. Ashbaugh, Canadian RCMP police officer and Fingerprint Forensic scientist who developed ridgeology in forensic identification and the ACE-V methodology


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The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Be just and fear not
Motto Translation: Be just and fear not

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The Ashbaugh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ashbaugh 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.

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