Early Origins of the Frouwick family
The surname Frouwick was first found in Hertfordshire
. However, one of the first records of the family was found as de Frowyk from of Old Ford, Middlesex, who were prominent London merchants for many years. Roger de Frowyk, built a mansion at Seething Lane around 1303, was a goldsmith by trade and later a Crown official. John Frowyk was Lord Chancellor of Ireland
and Prior of the Hospitallers in Ireland
Early History of the Frouwick family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frouwick research.Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1504, 1532, 1504, 1478, 1455, 1487, 1501 and 1502 are included under the topic Early Frouwick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Frouwick Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Frouwick has been spelled many different ways, including Frowick, Frowke, Froweck, Frowyke, Frowk, Frock and others.
Early Notables of the Frouwick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Frouwick family to Ireland
Some of the Frouwick family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Frouwick family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Frouwicks to arrive in North America: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..