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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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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. 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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