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Capstack History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Capstack come from when the family resided at the copstake or the post on top of the round hill or mound.

Early Origins of the Capstack family

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

Early History of the Capstack family

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Capstack Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Capstack has been recorded under many different variations, including Capstick, Copestake, Copestick, Copstick, Capstack, Coupstak, Coupestack, Copstake, Cowpstake and many more.

Early Notables of the Capstack family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Capstack family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Capstack or a variant listed above: Daniel Capstick, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1719; Richard Capstick who arrived in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1719; Jonathan Capstick, who was recorded in London, Ontario, in the census of 1871.

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