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Eagleston Early Origins



The surname Eagleston was first found in Durham. Egglestone Abbey is a former Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern Yorkshire bank of the River Tees, now in ruins.

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Eagleston Spelling Variations


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Eagleston Spelling Variations



The name Eagleston, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.

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Eagleston Early History


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Eagleston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eagleston research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1581, 1603, 1623, 1610 and 1623 are included under the topic Early Eagleston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eagleston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eagleston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eagleston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eagleston In Ireland


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Eagleston In Ireland



Some of the Eagleston family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 176 words (13 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


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Eagleston family, or who bore a variation of the surname Eagleston were Richard Eggleston of London settled in Virginia in 1635 and was soon joined by the Eagletons who left Ireland. Bigod Eggleston who had already settled in New England in 1620.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eagleston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eagleston (post 1700)



  • John A. Eagleston, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884
  • Eric Eagleston, American Democrat politician, Chair of Stark County Democratic Party, 1950

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    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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    The Eagleston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eagleston 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 7 December 2016 at 07:10.

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