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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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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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