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Markland Early Origins



The surname Markland was first found in Lancashire 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 13th century when Adam, Alan and Andrew held estates in that shire in the township of Castleton. The variant Martley claims their origin from Martley, a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills district of the of Worcestershire.

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Markland Spelling Variations


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Markland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marland, Markland, Merkland, Merland, Mearland, Marlane, Merlane, Mearlane, Marland and many more.

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Markland Early History


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Markland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Markland research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Markland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Markland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Markland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Markland 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 were:

Markland Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Markland, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • Robert Markland, who landed in Virginia in 1695

Markland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W T Markland, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • C H Markland, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Markland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Markland 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 8 September 2014 at 08:47.

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