Early Origins of the Coger family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times. The earliest known bearer of the name was registered as Arnaldus Coggorius in the Pipe Rolls of Lincolnshire for 1195.
Early History of the Coger family
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Coger Spelling Variations
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 Coger have been found, including: Cogger, Coggere, Cogere, Coger, Coggorius, Cowger and others.
Early Notables of the Coger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Coger 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. Among the first immigrants of the name Coger, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :
Coger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Coger (post 1700)
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