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Endsley Early Origins



The surname Endsley was first found in the county of Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. But they also had branches in Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Nottingham, where they gave their name to towns of the same name.

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Endsley Spelling Variations


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Endsley 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. Endsley occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Ainslie, Ainsley, Ansley, Anslie, Aynslie, Aynsley, Aynsly, Aynsle, Ainley, Endlsley and many more.

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Endsley Early History


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Endsley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Endsley research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1296, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Endsley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Endsley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Endsley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Endsley Notables 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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Endsley, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Hugh Ainslie who settled in New York City in 1822; George Ainslee, who arrived in America in 1809; John Ainslee, aged 47, arrived in New York in 1812.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Endsley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Endsley (post 1700)



  • Dr. Mica Endsley, current Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force, former President and CEO of SA Technologies (1997-2013)
  • Robert Endsley (b. 1962), American professional baseball player
  • Mike Endsley (b. 1962), American politician, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly (2011-)
  • Shane Endsley, American trumpeter, drummer, and composer
  • Melvin Endsley (1934-2004), American musician, singer, and songwriter best known for writing the song "Singing the Blues"
  • William T. Endsley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000
  • Thomas L. Endsley, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944
  • James W. Endsley, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 36th District, 1911-18

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Endsley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Endsley 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 10 December 2015 at 10:16.

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