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Mudge Early Origins



The surname Mudge was first found in Devon 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 they held lands.

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Mudge Spelling Variations


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Mudge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mudge, Mudges and others.

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Mudge Early History


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Mudge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mudge research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mudge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mudge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mudge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mudge 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:

Mudge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Mudge, who landed in Jamestown, Va in 1624
  • Thomas Mudge, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1654

Mudge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Mudge arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Recovery" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm
  • Elizabeth Northway Mudge arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Recovery" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm
  • William Henry Mudge arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Recovery" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm
  • Samuel Mudge, aged 33, a farmer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Florentia"
  • Samuel Mudge arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Florentia" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Mudge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Mudge, aged 29, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hurunui" in 1877
  • Thurza Mudge, aged 30, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hurunui" in 1877
  • George Mudge, aged 6, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hurunui" in 1877
  • Alice Mudge, aged 2, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hurunui" in 1877

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mudge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mudge (post 1700)



  • Major-General Verne Donald Mudge (1898-1957), American Commanding General 1st Cavalry Division (1944-1945)
  • Zachariah A. Mudge (1813-1888), American Methodist Episcopal clergyman
  • Thomas H. Mudge (1815-1862), American Methodist Episcopal clergyman
  • James Mudge (1844-1918), American Methodist Episcopal clergyman and writer
  • Enoch Mudge (1776-1850), first American Methodist minister who was born in New England
  • Benjamin Franklin Mudge (1817-1879), American lawyer, geologist and teacher
  • Richard B. Mudge, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Valparaiso, 1943
  • Jeanne Mudge, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • Ezra Warren Mudge (1811-1878), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, 1856-58
  • Dick H. Mudge, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 22nd District, 1918; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Mudge Historic Events


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Mudge Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. John Mudge, English Night Watchman from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Mudge Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Mudge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mudge 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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