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Kelloh Early Origins



The surname Kelloh was first found in Durham at Kelloe, a parish, partly in the union of Durham, and partly in that of Easington. "The manor of Kelloe, which is situated near the road from Stockton to Durham, and comprises about 1500 acres, appears to have given name to the family of Kelloe or Kellaw, of whom Richard de Kellaw, a native of the parish, was Bishop of Durham in 1311." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Kelloh Early History


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Kelloh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kelloh research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1273, 1453, 1549 and 1562 are included under the topic Early Kelloh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kelloh Spelling Variations


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Kelloh Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Kelloh occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Kellow, Kello, Kelloe and others.

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Kelloh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kelloh Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Kelloh, or a spelling variation of the surname include: R. and W. Kellow settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1822.

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