Oxner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Oxner was originally an occupational name derived from the Old English words "oxan" meaning oxen and "hierde" for herdsman.

Early Origins of the Oxner family

The surname Oxner was first found in Yorkshire where early records reveal that William Oxenerd held estates in that shire in 1201. He was succeeded by Johannes Oxinhird who was listed in the Yorkshire Poll Tax records of 1379. By 1600 they held a family seat at Skipton, a market town and civil parish within the Craven district of North Yorkshire.

Important Dates for the Oxner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oxner research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1604, 1650, and 1729 are included under the topic Early Oxner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Oxner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Oxnard, Oxnerd, Oxnird, Oxenard, Oxenerd, Oxenherd, Ocksnard and many more.

Early Notables of the Oxner family (pre 1700)

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Oxner migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oxner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Oxner, who arrived in New York in 1847 [1]
  • Jacob Oxner, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860 [1]

Oxner migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oxner Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Henrick Oxner, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Contemporary Notables of the name Oxner (post 1700)

  • Edwin H. Oxner, American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Nineteenth Essex District, 1905 [2]
  • Ed Oxner, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 37th District, 1955-56 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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