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Crabbetree History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Crabbetree is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the county of Yorkshire. Their name, however, indicates that the original bearer lived near a prominent crabtree.

Early Origins of the Crabbetree family

The surname Crabbetree was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Crabbetree family

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Crabbetree Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Crabbetree has been spelled many different ways, including Crabtree, Crabbtree, Craybtree, Crabbetree and many more.

Early Notables of the Crabbetree family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include William Crabtree (1610-1644) English astronomer, mathematician, one of only two people to observe the first recorded transit of Venus in 1639. Crabtree & Evelyn is a...
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Migration of the Crabbetree family to the New World and Oceana

Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Crabbetrees to arrive in North America: Edward Crabtree who was farming in Virginia in 1635.

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