Early Origins of the Loads family
Somerset 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 year 1194 when Wulfward Loades when they held lands.
Early History of the Loads family
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Loads Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Loads, Loades, Lode, Loader, Lodder and others.
Early Notables of the Loads family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Loads family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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