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Early Origins of the Killingsworth family


The surname Killingsworth was first found in Northumberland where Killingworth is a township in the parish of Long Benton. There may have been another local in Norfolk as many of the early records of the surname are found there: Adam de Kellyngworthe was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273; and Thomas de Killingworth was vicar of Windham as listed in the Feet of Fines of 1388. The Feet of Fines of 1561 list Thomas de Killingworth, again in Norfolk. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Killingsworth family


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Killingsworth Spelling Variations


The name, Killingsworth, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Killingworth, Chillingworth, Shillingworth and others.

Early Notables of the Killingsworth family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Killingsworth family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Killingsworth surname who came to North America were:

Killingsworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wiley S. Killingsworth, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1897

Killingsworth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walter M. Killingsworth, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Wisbeck, England, in 1923
  • Allen Killingsworth, aged 28, who emigrated to Chicago, Ill, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Killingsworth (post 1700)


  • Robert Killingsworth (b. 1962), American professional football player
  • Cleve L. Killingsworth, American former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Daniel Killingsworth (1835-1862), American lawyer and Confederate officer
  • Edward Killingsworth (1917-2004), American architect
  • Thomas Killingsworth, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ray Killingsworth, American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • A. J. Killingsworth, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1978 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html




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