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The ancestors of the name Francklynd date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Francklynd family lived at the francland or freeland. It the surname Francklynd originally derived from the Old French word Francland which referred to dweller at the freeland. The surname Francklynd is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.

Francklynd Early Origins



The surname Francklynd was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from ancient times and were Lords of the manor of Thirkelby in that county.

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Francklynd Spelling Variations


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Francklynd Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Francklynd are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Francklynd include: Frankland, Franklands, Franckland, Francklands and many more.

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Francklynd Early History


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Francklynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Francklynd research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1816, 1531, 1587, 1640, 1628, 1629, 1640, 1630, 1698, 1640, 1697, 1671, 1685, 1665 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Francklynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Francklynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Francklynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Jocosa or Joyce Frankland (1531-1587), an English philanthropist; William Frankland (died 1640), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629 and in 1640; Richard Frankland (1630-1698) was an English nonconformist from Rathmell, a hamlet in...

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Francklynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Francklynd or a variant listed above: Anne Franklaind who settled in Virginia in 1643; John Frankland settled in Virginia in 1700; Mr. Frankland settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1775.

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    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. 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.
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    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Francklynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Francklynd 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.

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