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Early Origins of the Crackenthrop family

The surname Crackenthrop was first found in Westmorland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Crackenthorpe from the 12th century, some say, at the time of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Crackenthrop family

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Crackenthrop Spelling Variations

Spelling and translation were hardly exact sciences in Medieval Scotland. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Crackenthrop has been spelled Crackenthorpe, Crakenthorpe, Crackenthorp, Crakenthorp, Crackenthrop and many more.

Early Notables of the Crackenthrop family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Crackenthrop family to the New World and Oceana

Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them: Samuel Crakenthorp who landed in North America in 1760.

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