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Barkess Early Origins



The surname Barkess was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Barkess Spelling Variations


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Barkess Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barker, Barkers, Barkes, Barkess, Barkere, Barkar and others.

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Barkess Early History


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Barkess Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barkess research. Another 502 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1577, 1600, 1619, 1652, 1700, 1722, 1734, 1774, 1788, 1804, 1806, 1808, 1809, 1829, and 1833 are included under the topic Early Barkess History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barkess Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barkess Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barkess Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barkess In Ireland


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Barkess In Ireland



Some of the Barkess family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edmund Barker, who sailed to Maine in 1625; Alice Barker to Virginia in 1648; Samuel Barker to West New Jersey in 1664; Elizabeth Barker to Barbados in 1669.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Barkess Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barkess 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 16 January 2007 at 16:11.

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