Early Origins of the Eggels family
The surname Eggels was first found in Durham
. Egglestone Abbey is a former Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern Yorkshire
bank of the River Tees, now in ruins.
Early History of the Eggels family
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Eggels Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Eggels occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.
Early Notables of the Eggels family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eggels family to Ireland
Some of the Eggels 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.
Migration of the Eggels family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Eggels, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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