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langworthy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the langworthy surname lived in the region of Langworth which was found in various counties throughout England. langworthy is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Early Origins of the langworthy family


The surname langworthy was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the langworthy family


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langworthy Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like langworthy are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name langworthy include: Langworth, Langworthy and others.

Early Notables of the langworthy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the langworthy family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name langworthy or a variant listed above:

langworthy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Langworthy, who settled in Barbados with his wife and servants in 1680

langworthy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Langworthy, who arrived in New York in 1798 [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)

langworthy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • S. S. Langworthy, who arrived in New York in 1823
  • L C Langworthy, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name langworthy (post 1700)


  • Edward Langworthy, American teacher who was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Georgia. He signed the Articles of Confederation
  • Lucius Hart Langworthy (1807-1865), American politician, Member of Iowa territorial legislature [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lloyd Barber Langworthy (1892-1965), American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Langworthy Jr., American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from North Stonington, 1821 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Herman Moore Langworthy (b. 1880), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936, 1940 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold Morton Langworthy (b. 1909), American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 20th District, 1954 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward Langworthy (1808-1893), American politician, Delegate to Iowa State Constitutional Convention from Dubuque, Delaware, Black Hawk and Fayette counties, 1844 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward Langworthy (1738-1802), American politician, Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1777-79; Signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cyrus Langworthy (1791-1874), American politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1842 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin Franklin Langworthy (1822-1907), American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 13th District, 1859-60 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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