Pepperell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pepperell family

The surname Pepperell 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 estates in that shire.

Important Dates for the Pepperell family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pepperell research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1538, 1455, 1487, 1696, 1759, 1759 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Pepperell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pepperell Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Peperell, Pepperell, Pepperel, Pipperell, Piperell, Peperall, Pepperall, Peperel, Piperel and many more.

Early Notables of the Pepperell family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Sir William Pepperrell (1696-1759), the 'hero of Louisburg,' an American colonial military commander, who was made a brigadier general in the British army in 1759. His...
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Pepperell migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pepperell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Pepperell, who arrived in New England in 1676 [1]
  • Alexander Pepperell, who settled in America in 1698
Pepperell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elizabeth Pepperell, who settled in Barbados or Jamaica in 1700
  • Mary Pepperell, who settled in America in 1758
  • William Pepperell, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1759

Pepperell migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pepperell Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • John Pepperell, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Pepperell, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

Pepperell migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Pepperell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Elizabeth Pepperell, aged 33, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "James Jardine"
  • Maria Pepperell, aged 12, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "James Jardine"

Pepperell migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Pepperell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Esther Pepperell, (b. 1817), aged 44, English settler, from Surrey travelling from London aboard the ship "Royal Stuart" arriving in Lyttlelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th October 1861 [2]
  • Mr. John Evans Pepperell, (b. 1817), aged 44, English labourer, from Surrey travelling from London aboard the ship "Royal Stuart" arriving in Lyttlelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th October 1861 [2]
  • Mr. Evans Pepperell, (b. 1842), aged 19, English labourer, from Surrey travelling from London aboard the ship "Royal Stuart" arriving in Lyttlelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th October 1861 [2]
  • Mr. Thomas Pepperell, (b. 1846), aged 15, English labourer, from Surrey travelling from London aboard the ship "Royal Stuart" arriving in Lyttlelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th October 1861 [2]
  • Mr. Robert Pepperell, (b. 1848), aged 13, English settler, from Surrey travelling from London aboard the ship "Royal Stuart" arriving in Lyttlelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th October 1861 [2]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Pepperell (post 1700)

  • W. H. L. Pepperell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908 [3]
  • Derek Pepperell (b. 1968), English cricketer
  • Eddie Pepperell (b. 1991), English professional golfer
  • Albert J. Pepperell (b. 1922), English professional rugby league footballer

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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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