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Leathem Early Origins



The surname Leathem was first found in Berwickshire 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.

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Leathem Spelling Variations


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Leathem Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Letham, Lethem and others.

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Leathem Early History


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Leathem Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leathem research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1296 is included under the topic Early Leathem History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leathem Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leathem Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leathem 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 or some of its variants were: Andrew and Jane Lethem, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1767 along with their children; John Letham, who settled in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1783.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leathem (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leathem (post 1700)



  • Stephen J. Leathem, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Ontario County, 1928

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Leathem Family Crest Products


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Leathem Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Leathem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leathem 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 12:45.

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