Early Origins of the landruth family
The surname landruth was first found in Cornwall
where they held a family seat
, and there has long been a place named Landreth. By the 17th century, records show the name in Calstrem, (Coldstream) Scotland
where a death record of Gorege Landreth, son of Patrick Landreth was listed in 1690. James Landreth was listed in Hume in 1717 and Williams Landreth was a tenant
in Sweethope in 1777.
Early History of the landruth family
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landruth Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name landruth have been found, including Landreth, Landreath, Landres and others.
Early Notables of the landruth family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the landruth family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name landruth, or a variant listed above: Sarah Landress, a bonded immigrant sent to Virginia in 1737; John Landreth, who came to Maryland in 1765; Cuthbert Landreth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1808.