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Polfaxen Early Origins



The surname Polfaxen was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Kitley. One branch of the family was found in the parish of Woodbury in Devon. "The church [of Woodbury] contains some ancient monuments, among which is one to Chief Justice Sir Edmund Pollexfen." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Polfaxen Spelling Variations


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Polfaxen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pollexfen, Pollfexen, Polfaxen, Pollfaxen and many more.

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Polfaxen Early History


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Polfaxen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polfaxen research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1632, 1691, 1689, 1636, 1715, 1679, 1689, 1690 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Polfaxen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polfaxen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polfaxen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Henry Pollexfen (1632-1691), a British judge and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Polfaxen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polfaxen In Ireland


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Polfaxen In Ireland



Some of the Polfaxen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. 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.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Polfaxen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polfaxen 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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