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Marcum Early Origins



The surname Marcum was first found in Nottinghamshire at Markham, near Tuxford, a parish where they family can be traced to the time of Henry II. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
More recently the parish is known as East Markham and Great Markham. The St. John the Baptist church in East Markham "is a large structure, with a lofty embattled tower, and contains several ancient monuments to the Markham, Cressy, and other families." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

At one time, the family held lands and estates in Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire. "An ancient mansion near the church, once the residence of the De Markham family, has been taken down, and the materials have been sold." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Marcum Spelling Variations


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Marcum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Markham, Marcham, Markam, Markem and others.

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Marcum Early History


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Marcum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marcum research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1120, 1777, 1250, 1479, 1644, 1690, 1678, 1679, 1678, 1568 and 1637 are included under the topic Early Marcum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marcum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marcum Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir John Markham, eminent Lawyer in the year 1250; Sir John Markham (died 1479) was an English judge and Chief Justice of the King’s Bench; Sir Robert Markham, 1st Baronet (1644-1690), an English politician, Member...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marcum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marcum In Ireland


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Marcum In Ireland



Some of the Marcum family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marcum Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Marcum, who landed in Virginia in 1663

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marcum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marcum (post 1700)



  • Kent Marcum, American composer and pianist
  • John Marcum (1913-1981), the American co-founder of ARCA and a NASCAR official
  • John Alfred "Footsie" Marcum (1909-1984), American professional baseball pitcher
  • Shaun Michael Marcum (b. 1981), American professional baseball starting pitcher
  • James Buchanan Marcum (1858-1903), American Republican politician, Kentucky Republican State Chair, 1903
  • Hubert Leslie Marcum, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Kentucky State Senate 21st District, 1975; Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1976
  • General H. Marcum, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Wayne County, 1929-30
  • Ed Marcum, American politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1942-43
  • Charles Jackson Marcum (1908-1975), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Lincoln County, 1941-42
  • Brumley Marcum, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Kentucky State House of Representatives 97th District, 1975
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Mitis et audax
Motto Translation: Mitis et audax


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Marcum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marcum 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.

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