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Moorecroft Early Origins



The surname Moorecroft was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Moorecroft Spelling Variations


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Moorecroft Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moorcroft, Moorecroft, Morecroft, Morecrofte and others.

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Moorecroft Early History


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Moorecroft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moorecroft research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1634 is included under the topic Early Moorecroft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moorecroft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moorecroft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Moorecroft 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:

Moorecroft Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edmund Moorecroft, who landed in Virginia in 1638
  • Henry Moorecroft, who arrived in Virginia in 1640
  • Henry Moorecroft settled in Virginia in 1640

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Moorecroft Historic Events


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Moorecroft Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mrs. Fanny Jane Moorecroft, English Stewardess from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping in life boat 15

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Moorecroft Family Crest Products


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Moorecroft Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Moorecroft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moorecroft 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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