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Kirtley Early Origins



The surname Kirtley was first found in Essex 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 12the century when they held estates in that county.

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Kirtley Spelling Variations


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Kirtley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Curtler, Courtler, Kirtler, Cirtler, Curtillier, Corteler, Cortler and many more.

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Kirtley Early History


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Kirtley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirtley research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1186, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Kirtley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirtley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirtley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kirtley 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kirtley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • S. Kirtley who sailed to San Francisco in 1852
  • William Kirtley, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kirtley Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • John George Kirtley who arrived in New Brunswick in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirtley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirtley (post 1700)



  • William Guy Henry Kirtley (1883-1936), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932
  • William Kirtley Jr. (1858-1915), American Republican politician, Hotel-keeper; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904
  • Mahlon Simms Kirtley (1837-1880), American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Putnam County, 1875; Member of West Virginia State Senate 5th District, 1877-80
  • John F. Kirtley, American Democrat politician, Chair of Putnam County Democratic Party, 1917
  • J. Marcus Kirtley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948 (alternate), 1956

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Kirtley Historic Events


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Kirtley Historic Events




Empress of Ireland


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Kirtley Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. 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. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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The Kirtley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirtley 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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