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Where did the English Glascock family come from? What is the English Glascock family crest and coat of arms? When did the Glascock family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Glascock family history?The Anglo-Saxon name Glascock comes from when the family resided in the township of Glascott, in the parish of Tamworth in the county of Warwickshire.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Glascock include Glascock, Glascott, Glascote, Glascoke, Glascok, Glasscock, Glasscoke and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glascock research. Another 301 words(22 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glascock History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Glascock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Glascock family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 106 words(8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Glascock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Glascock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Glascock Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Glascock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glascock 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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