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Cordill Early Origins



The surname Cordill was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. The earliest record is that of them seated at Long Melford as Lords of the Manor and many distinguished personages claimed to be descended from this source. The first record could find, however, was derived from Cheshire in the north in 1213 when Hugo Cordell held lands in that county. Later they were traced to Norfolk when Margery Cordell was registered with estates.

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Cordill Spelling Variations


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Cordill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cordell, Cordel, Cordall, Cordal, Cordle, Corddle and others.

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Cordill Early History


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Cordill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordill research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1431, 1641, 1680, 1653, 1654, 1662, 1679, 1646, 1690, 1685, 1689, 1677, 1704 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Cordill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cordill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cordill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Robert Cordell, 1st Baronet (died c. 1680), an English landowner and politician, Sheriff of Suffolk (1653 to 1654), Member of Parliament for Sudbury (1662-1679); and his son, Sir John Cordell, 2nd...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cordill Notables 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Cordell settled in Virginia in 1637; John Cordell settled in Virginia in 1730; M.Cordel arrived in America in 1845.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordill (post 1700)



  • Charles C. Cordill (1845-1916), American cotton planter and politician, Louisiana State Senator from Concordia and Tensas parishes (1884-1912)
  • Olie James Cordill (1916-1988), American NFL football halfback who played for the Cleveland Rams

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    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. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Cordill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cordill 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.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 15:08.

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