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The ancestors of the name Glasscock date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Glasscock family lived in the township of Glascott, in the parish of Tamworth in the county of Warwickshire.

Glasscock Early Origins



The surname Glasscock was first found in Warwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Glasscock Spelling Variations


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Glasscock 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 Glasscock 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 Glasscock include: Glascock, Glascott, Glascote, Glascoke, Glascok, Glasscock, Glasscoke and many more.

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Glasscock Early History


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Glasscock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glasscock research. Another 301 words (22 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glasscock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glasscock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glasscock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glasscock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glasscock In Ireland


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Glasscock In Ireland



Some of the Glasscock 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 and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glasscock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Glasscock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm
  • James Glasscock, aged 38, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Escort"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glasscock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glasscock (post 1700)



  • J.D. Glasscock, American writer and director, known for Burning Cigarettes (2014), Blade and Blood (2014) and Shadows of the Moon (2014)
  • Sarah Glasscock (b. 1952), American writer of fiction and education works
  • Mary Miller Glasscock (1872-1925), American First Lady of West Virginia (1909-1913)
  • William Ellsworth Glasscock (1862-1925), American Republican politician, 13th Governor of West Virginia from 1909 to 1913 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kenton Lee "Kent" Glasscock (b. 1952), American Republican politician from Manhattan, Kansas, Speaker of the House of the State of Kansas from 2001 to 2003 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2011, September 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Wesley "Jack" Glasscock (1859-1947), American Major League Baseball shortstop who played from 1879 to 1895; he won the 1890 batting title with a .336 average for the New York Giants
  • George Washington Glasscock (1810-1868), Texas settler, legislator, and businessman, eponym of Glasscock County and Georgetown, Texas
  • Kent Glasscock, American Republican politician, Mayor of Manhattan, Kansas, 1989-90; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 2001-02 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Washington Glasscock (1810-1879), American politician, Member of Texas State Legislature [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George W. Glasscock, American politician, Member of Texas State Senate 20th District, 1905-06 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2011, September 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Glasscock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glasscock 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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