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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. 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.
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    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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