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Hextall Early Origins



The surname Hextall was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Hextall Spelling Variations


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Hextall Spelling Variations



Hextall has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Hextall Hextale, Heckstall, Heckstal, Extall, Extell, Extale, Hexstall, Exstall, Heckstall, Heckstal and many more.

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Hextall Early History


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Hextall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hextall research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Hextall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hextall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hextall Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hextall Notables 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Hextalls to arrive on North American shores:

Hextall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Hextall, aged 40, who settled in America from England, in 1892
  • Salena Hextall, aged 11, who landed in America from England, in 1892

Hextall Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frederick Hextall, aged 26, who landed in America from Burton on Trent, England, in 1907
  • Frank S. Hextall, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Croydon, England, in 1921

Hextall Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • John Hextall, aged 52, who settled in Calgary, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hextall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hextall (post 1700)



  • John Hextall (1861-1914), English-born, Canadian landowner who founded the community of Bowness, now part of Calgary, Canada
  • Bryan Hextall Jr. (b. 1941), Canadian NHL ice hockey forward from Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Dennis Hextall (b. 1943), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey forward from Poplar Point, Manitoba
  • Ronald Jeffrey "Ron" Hextall (b. 1964), Canadian professional NHL retired hockey player, he was the first goalie in NHL history to actually score a goal on De c. 8th, 1987
  • Bryan Aldwyn Hextall (1913-1984), Canadian professional ice hockey forward, progenitor of the famous Hextall hockey players: Bryan, Dennis and grandfather to Ron Hextall, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1969

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Hextall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hextall 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.

    This page was last modified on 6 August 2016 at 04:41.

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