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Cornabie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Cornabie first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the region of Carnaby a parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire.


Early Origins of the Cornabie family


The surname Cornabie was first found in Northumberland 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.

Early History of the Cornabie family


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Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1552, 1407, 1404, 1541, 1595, 1645, 1624, 1628, 1629, 1640, 1640 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Cornabie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cornabie Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Cornabie has appeared include Carnaby, Carnabey and others.

Early Notables of the Cornabie family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir William Carnaby (died 1407), English politician, Member of Parliament for Northumberland in 1404; Leonard Cornaby, High Sheriff of Northumberland...
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Migration of the Cornabie family to the New World and Oceana


At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Cornabie arrived in North America very early: Elizabeth Carnaby who settled in Virginia in 1741.

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