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Opwerd Early Origins



The surname Opwerd was first found in Huntingdon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Opwerd Spelling Variations


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Opwerd Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Upward, Upwood, Upwards and others.

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Opwerd Early History


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Opwerd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Opwerd research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Opwerd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Opwerd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Opwerd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Opwerd 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: Jeremiah Upward settled at Harry's Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1820; Edward Upward settled at New Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1835; Nehemiah Upward settled in Exploits district of Newfoundland in 1874.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    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. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Opwerd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Opwerd 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 9 April 2014 at 10:54.

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