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The Clendenin surname was taken on from the place name Glendonwyne, a parish of Westkirk, Dumfries, on record since the 14th century.

Clendenin Early Origins



The surname Clendenin was first found in Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Clendenin Spelling Variations


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Clendenin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glendinning, Glendowyn, Glendowyne, Glendonyn, Glendonwyn, Glendening, Glendon, Glenden, Glendin, Glendining, Glendinnin, Glendyning, Glendounn, Clendenning, Clendinning and many more.

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Clendenin Early History


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Clendenin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clendenin research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1451, 1667, 1408, 1387, 1388 and 1401 are included under the topic Early Clendenin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clendenin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clendenin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Matthew de Glendonwyn (d. 1408), late 14th and early 15th century bishop of Glasgow, elected to the see after the death of Cardinal Walter Wardlaw, his predecessor as bishop, elected sometime between Wardlaw's death in September and Matthew's first appearance as bishop-elect in...

Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clendenin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clendenin In Ireland


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Clendenin In Ireland



Some of the Clendenin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 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 were:

Clendenin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Archibald and Miriam Clendenin, Scoth-Irish who arrived in Boston in 1718
  • Archibald Clendenin, who landed in New England in 1718

Clendenin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Walter Clendenin U.E. who settled in Gainsborough [Lincoln], Lincoln County, Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clendenin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clendenin (post 1700)



  • Scott Clendenin (d. 2015), American death metal bassist
  • David Ramsay Clendenin (1830-1895), American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War
  • John L. Clendenin (b. 1933), American former Chairman of The Home Depot
  • David Clendenin, American investor, soldier and legislator, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio (1814-1817)
  • Robert Treman "Bob" Clendenin (b. 1964), American actor, best known for portraying Carl Dawson in the TBS series 10 Items or Less
  • John A. Clendenin, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2008
  • John A. Clendenin, American politician, Representative from New York 28th District, 1994
  • David Clendenin (b. 1779), American politician, Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1814-17
  • C. C. Clendenin, American Democrat politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Pocahontas County, 1928
  • B. P. Clendenin, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Boone County, 1872-73
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Clendenin Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. 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.
  3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  4. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  11. ...

The Clendenin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clendenin 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.

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