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Early Origins of the Mussendene family


The surname Mussendene was first found in Buckinghamshire at either Great Missenden or Little Missenden, parishes that date back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when they were first listed collectively as Missedene. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
The place name probably meant "valley where water-plants or marsh-plants grow," from the Old English words "mysse" + "denu." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
We must look to the chapel of Great Missenden to find the first records of the name. "In the parish was an abbey for Black canons, in honour of the Virgin Mary, founded in 1133 by Sir William de Missenden." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Early History of the Mussendene family

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Early History of the Mussendene family


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Mussendene Spelling Variations

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Mussendene Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Missenden, Missendin, Missendene, Mussenden, Mussendin and many more.

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Early Notables of the Mussendene family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Mussendene family to Ireland

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Migration of the Mussendene family to Ireland


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Migration of the Mussendene family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Mussendene family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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