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Deadman Early Origins



The surname Deadman was first found in Suffolk at Debenham, a large village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Depbenham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
The place name literally means "homestead or village by the deep river," from the Old English words "deope" + "ham." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Another reference claims the place name derives its name from its situation on the river Deben, which rises at some distance above the town. The kings of the East Angles are said to have held their courts at Debenham, where they had a palace. Originally a market town, Debenham was originally in the union of Bosmere and Claydon, hundred of Thredling and was held by William de Gulafra from Robert Malet who was recorded in the Domesday Book. At that time, Debenham consisted of two churches, St. Mary and St. Andrew and held twenty pigs and twenty eight goats and was noted for it's Norman church.

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Deadman Spelling Variations


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Deadman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Debenham, Debnham, Dedham, Deadham, Dedam, Debynham, Debnam, Deadman, Dedman, Debingham, Dednum, Dednem and many more.

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Deadman Early History


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Deadman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deadman research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1674, 1426, 1503, 1404, 1481, 1427, 1432 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Deadman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deadman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deadman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deadman 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deadman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Deadman, who landed in Maryland in 1674 [3]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)
  • Charity Deadman, who arrived in Maryland in 1681

Deadman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Deadman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773

Deadman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. O. Deadman, who setted in San Francisco in 1852

Deadman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • J. D. Deadman, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Abdiel G. Deadman, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

Deadman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Nicholas Deadman, aged 31, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml

Deadman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Maria Deadman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • W. Deadman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deadman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deadman (post 1700)



  • Richard Hector Deadman (1872-1962), American Republican politician, Alpena County Treasurer, 1917-21; Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Alpena District, 1939-50; Defeated in primary, 1936, 1950, 1954
  • John Flannigan Deadman (1868-1932), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, 1915
  • Darren Deadman, English football referee, active 2000 to 2005
  • Derek Deadman (b. 1940), British contemporary actor, known for his roles in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Brazil (1985) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Deadman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deadman 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.

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