Cobble History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Cobble is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Cobbledi, in the county of Lincolnshire.
Early Origins of the Cobble family
The surname Cobble was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Cobble family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cobble research. Another 66 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1242, 1273, 1276, 1313, 1320, 1323, and 1642 are included under the topic Early Cobble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cobble Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cobble has been spelled many different ways, including Cobbledick, Cubbledick, Cubbeldick, Cupeldik, Cubbeldyke, Cuppleditch, Cupeldicke, Cubbeldik, Cobeldyk, Copoldike, Copoldick, Copoldyke and many more.
Early Notables of the Cobble family (pre 1700)
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Cobble migration to the United States +
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cobbles to arrive in North America:
Cobble Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Benjamine Cobble, who landed in Maryland in 1637 
Cobble Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anthony Cobble, who arrived in North Carolina in 1763 
Contemporary Notables of the name Cobble (post 1700) +
- Dorothy Sue Cobble (b. 1949), American historian, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)