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Eggleston Early Origins



The surname Eggleston 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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Eggleston Spelling Variations


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Eggleston Spelling Variations



The name, Eggleston, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.

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Eggleston Early History


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Eggleston Early History



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

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Eggleston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eggleston Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Eggleston In Ireland


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Eggleston In Ireland



Some of the Eggleston 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 settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Eggleston surname who came to North America were:

Eggleston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bigod Eggleston settled in New England in 1620
  • Bagot Eggleston, who landed in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1631
  • Bigot Eggleston, who arrived in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1631
  • Arthur Eggleston, who arrived in Virginia in 1634
  • Richard Eggleston, aged 16, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Eggleston Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G W Eggleston, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • W Eggleston, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggleston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggleston (post 1700)



  • Charles Richard Eggleston (1945-1968), American photographer with United Press International
  • George Cary Eggleston (1839-1911), American author
  • Benjamin Eggleston (1816-1888), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Joseph Eggleston (1754-1811), American planter, soldier, and politician
  • Rushad Eggleston (b. 1979), American contemporary improvisational cellist
  • Ralph Eggleston (b. 1965), American animator, art director, storyboard artist and production designer
  • Edward Eggleston (1837-1902), American historian and novelist
  • William Eggleston (b. 1939), American photographer
  • John William Eggleston (1886-1976), American Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • Thomas "Tommy" Eggleston (1920-2004), English footballer and manager
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Eggleston


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Suggested Readings for the name Eggleston



  • Our Eggleston and Allied Families by Elsie Eggleston Kempton.

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Eggleston Family Crest Products


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Eggleston Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. 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.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eggleston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eggleston 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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