Lodwick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lodwick family

The surname Lodwick was first found in Hertfordshire 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 1221 when William de Lodwick held lands.

Important Dates for the Lodwick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lodwick research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1364, 1455, 1487, 1619, 1694, 1658, 1724 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Lodwick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lodwick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lodwick, Ludwick, Ludwig, Lodwig, Lodwyck and many more.

Early Notables of the Lodwick family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Francis Lodwick (or Lodowick) (1619-1694), an English merchant living in London of Flemish origin. He was a pioneer of priori languages (known at that time as 'philosophical language'.) While he had no formal education, he was...
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Lodwick migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lodwick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hendrick Lodwick, who arrived in New York in 1715-1716 [1]
  • Johan Pieter Lodwick, who landed in New York in 1715-1716 [1]
  • Michael Lodwick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1759 [1]

Lodwick migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lodwick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Cypher Lodwick U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lodwick (post 1700)

  • Kathleen L. Lodwick, American educator, historian, biographer and author
  • Todd Lodwick (b. 1976), American Nordic combined skier who had 27 wins in his career including two gold medals
  • Jake Lodwick (b. 1981), American software engineer, serial entrepreneur and investor, best known as co-founder of Vimeo
  • John Alan Patrick Lodwick (1916-1959), British novelist

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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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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