Early Origins of the Cordill family
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.
Early History of the Cordill family
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.
Cordill Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cordell, Cordel, Cordall, Cordal, Cordle, Corddle and others.
Early Notables of the Cordill family (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.
Migration of the Cordill family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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