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Ashehow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the Ashehow surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Lancashire, where they held lands and a family seat at Ashaw from about the 12th century.

Early Origins of the Ashehow family

The surname Ashehow was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Ashaw from about the 12th century. Consistently the Coat of Arms of this family name in all its spellings has been represented by three heraldic birds.

Early History of the Ashehow family

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Ashehow Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Ashehow include Ashall, Ashaw, Ashawe, Asshaw, Asshawe and others.

Early Notables of the Ashehow family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Ashehow family to the New World and Oceana

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: George Ashall who settled in Virginia in 1641.

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