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Morecraft Early Origins



The surname Morecraft 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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Morecraft Spelling Variations


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Morecraft Spelling Variations



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

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Morecraft Early History


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Morecraft Early History



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

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Morecraft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Morecraft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Morecraft 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:

Morecraft Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Morecraft, who arrived in Virginia in 1663

Morecraft Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Morecraft, who landed in Virginia in 1705

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Contemporary Notables of the name Morecraft (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Morecraft (post 1700)



  • Katy Morecraft, American stylist and seamstress, known for her work on Salem (2014), Duck Dynasty (2012) and Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
  • Christian Morecraft (b. 1986), American mixed martial artist
  • Joe Morecraft, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1986

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Morecraft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morecraft 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 31 October 2016 at 13:23.

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