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Polfexen Early Origins



The surname Polfexen 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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Polfexen Spelling Variations


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Polfexen Spelling Variations



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

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Polfexen Early History


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Polfexen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polfexen 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 Polfexen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polfexen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polfexen 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 Polfexen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polfexen In Ireland


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Polfexen In Ireland



Some of the Polfexen 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. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Polfexen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polfexen 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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