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The name Crumbley is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crumbley is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.

Crumbley Early Origins



The surname Crumbley was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Crumbley Spelling Variations


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Crumbley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Crumbley have been found, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.

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Crumbley Early History


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Crumbley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crumbley research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, and 1564 are included under the topic Early Crumbley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crumbley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crumbley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crumbley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crumbley In Ireland


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Crumbley In Ireland



Some of the Crumbley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Crumbley, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Crumbley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Crumbley, who landed in America in 1808

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crumbley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crumbley (post 1700)



  • George Crumbley (1923-2009), American founder of the Peach Bowl college football game
  • S. A. Crumbley, American politician, Member of Georgia State Senate 12th District, 1902-03

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Crumbley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crumbley 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 12 August 2016 at 01:12.

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