The name Bonnock has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the region of Bonwick,
Early Origins of the Bonnock family
The surname Bonnock was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bonnock family
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Bonnock Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bonnock have been found, including Bonwick, Bonnick and others.
Early Notables of the Bonnock family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bonnock family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bonnock, or a variant listed above:
Bonnock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Sickmont Bonnock, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)