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Plowman Early Origins



The surname Plowman was first found in Westmorland, where the Plowman family was anciently seated 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. In spite of this, many surnames of Anglo-Saxon origin survived, and the family name Plowman was first referenced in the year 1223, when Robert Plouman held estates in the northern county of Westmorland.

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Plowman Spelling Variations


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Plowman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plouman, Plowman, Ploughman, Ploman, Plewman, Plemons, Plimon, Pleuman, Plemmons and many more.

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Plowman Early History


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Plowman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plowman research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1345, 1560, 1773, 1811, 1843, and 1867 are included under the topic Early Plowman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plowman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plowman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plowman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Plowman, who settled in Virginia in 1638
  • Edward Plowman, who arrived in Virginia in 1638 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Fra Plowman, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • William Plowman, who arrived in Barbados in 1664

Plowman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jonathan Plowman, who setted in Virginia in 1700
  • William Plowman, who setted in Virginia in 1726
  • John Plowman, who immigrated to Maryland in 1749
  • Thomas Plowman, who landed in America in 1760-1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Plowman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Plowman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1818
  • Anthony Plowman, who setted in Baltimore in 1829
  • E. Plowman, who emigrated from Ireland to New York in 1852
  • George Frederick Plowman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Plowman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Plowman, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

Plowman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William E. Plowman, aged 18, a bootmaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plowman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plowman (post 1700)



  • Thomas Scales Plowman (1843-1919), American politician, U.S. Representative from Alabama
  • Debra D. Plowman (2004-2012), American politician and businesswoman, Member of the Maine Senate
  • Jonathan Plowman (1717-1795), early American spy and a privateer during the American Revolutionary War
  • Timothy Plowman (1944-1989), American ethnobotanist
  • Gillian Plowman, award-winning English playwright, awarded the 1988 Verity Bargate Award for her play Me and My Friend
  • Martin Plowman (b. 1987), English racing driver from Burton upon Trent
  • Phillip Jon Plowman OBE (b. 1953), English producer at the BBC since 1980
  • Anna-Louise Plowman (b. 1975), New Zealand actress
  • Antony Fulton "Tony" Plowman (b. 1938), Australian politician, Liberal Party of Australia Member for the Electoral district of Benambra from 1992 to 2006
  • Sidney James "Jim" Plowman (1934-2007), Australian politician, 27th Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly (1979-1982)
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. 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.
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  11. ...

The Plowman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plowman 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.

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