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The ancient roots of the Coxhill family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Coxhill comes from when the family lived in the parish of Coggleshall in the diocese of St. Albans, in the county of Essex.

Coxhill Early Origins



The surname Coxhill was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Coxhill Spelling Variations


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Coxhill 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 Coxhill has appeared include Coxwell, Cogswell, Coggeshall, Coxville, Coxwells and many more.

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Coxhill Early History


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Coxhill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coxhill research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1272, 1400, 1516, and 1633 are included under the topic Early Coxhill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coxhill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coxhill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Coxhill 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



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 Coxhill arrived in North America very early:

Coxhill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Coxhill, who arrived in America in 1760-1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coxhill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Coxhill (post 1700)



  • Arnold B. Coxhill, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1942, 1944; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944
  • Lowen "Lol" Coxhill (b. 1932), English Jazz musician

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Coxhill Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Coxhill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coxhill 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 27 January 2016 at 09:28.

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