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Loeack is one of the many names that the Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The Loeack family lived in Lancashire. Tower indicates that the original bearer lived in the tower of a castle.

Loeack Early Origins



The surname Loeack was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from ancient times, and were the Lords of the manor of Lowick or Lofwick. William of Tours accompanied William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings, and was granted estates under tenant in Chief, the Baron of Kendall. Some branches of this distinguished line remained in Lancashire, while others branched south to Sowerby in Lincolnshire, and Isle of Ely. Others of this family adopted the name Lowick and Lofwick and remained in Lancashire.

"William de Lancaster, first Baron of Kendal, granted certain lands here, temp. Henry II., to the Towers family, who conveyed them to the Lofwics in the reign of John. The estate was held by the Lofwics until it passed by marriage, in the reign of Henry VI." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Loeack Early History


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Loeack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loeack research. Another 423 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1640, 1633, 1359, 1457, 1462, 1508, 1558 and 1605 are included under the topic Early Loeack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loeack Spelling Variations


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Loeack Spelling Variations



Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Loeack family name include Tower, Towers, Toure, Toures, Lowick, Lofwick and others.

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Loeack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loeack Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Loeack In Ireland


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Loeack In Ireland



Some of the Loeack family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Loeack family to immigrate North America: Joane Tower who settled in Virginia in 1670; John Tower settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1637; John Tower settled in New England with five children in 1641.

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