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Opsal Early Origins



The surname Opsal was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, where they were Lords of the manor of Upsall, near Eston, in the North Riding of that county, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Opsal Spelling Variations


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Opsal Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Upsall, Upsale, Upshall, Upshaw and others.

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Opsal Early History


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Opsal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Opsal research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Opsal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Opsal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Opsal Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Opsal 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 or some of its variants were: Peter Upshore settled in Famish Gut (Placientia), Newfoundland, settled there in 1835; George Upshall settled in Buffett (Placientia Bay) in 1856; Joseph Upshall was a fisherman of Hay Stack, (Placientia Bay), Newfoundland, settled there in 1871.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Opsal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Opsal 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 6 July 2012 at 14:59.

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