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The local surname Grinakers was derived from the expression "of the green acre" or "green acres." Literally the name means "green field."

Grinakers Early Origins



The surname Grinakers was first found in Lancashire at Twiston, a township, in the chapelry of Downham, parish of Whalley, union of Clitheroe, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn. "In the 1st of Edward III., when the Hall existed, the property was possessed by Richard de Greenacres; a successor of whom, Sir Richard Greenacres, left a daughter that married into the Worsley family, through whom the estate passed to the family of Starkie." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Grinakers Spelling Variations


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Grinakers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Greenacres, Greenaker, Geenakers, Grinacres, Grinakers, Grenacres and many more.

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Grinakers Early History


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Grinakers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grinakers research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1901 are included under the topic Early Grinakers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grinakers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grinakers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were 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..

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