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Egleston Early Origins



The surname Egleston 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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Egleston Spelling Variations


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Egleston Spelling Variations



Although the name, Egleston, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.

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Egleston Early History


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Egleston Early History



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

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Egleston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Egleston Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Egleston In Ireland


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Egleston In Ireland



Some of the Egleston 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



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 Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Egleston family name Egleston, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Egleston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Egleston, who landed in Virginia in 1637

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Contemporary Notables of the name Egleston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Egleston (post 1700)



  • Thomas Egleston (1832-1900), American engineer, founder of Columbia University's School of Mines and helped the future Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children
  • Brigadier-General Nathaniel Hillyer Egleston (1884-1981), American Commanding Officer 51st Cavalry Brigade (1933-1940)

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Egleston Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    11. ...

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