In ancient Anglo-Saxon England
, the ancestors of the Callage surname lived in Coldridge, in Devon.
Early Origins of the Callage family
The surname Callage was first found in Nottinghamshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Callage family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Callage research.Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1578, 1639, 1670, 1635 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Callage History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Callage Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Callage are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Callage include: Colledge, College, Collage, Gollege, Golledge, Callage, Calledge, Gollidge, Collige, Collidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Callage family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Callage family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Callage or a variant listed above:
Callage Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- P Callage, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1856 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)