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Early Origins of the Polhill family


The surname Polhill was first found in Cornwall where "in the ancient deeds of the Cornish family, the spellings Polwhele and Polhill are employed indifferently. The Polhills were certainly at Detling, co. Kent, in or before the reign of Edw. II. An old spelling of the family was Polley." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Polhill family


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Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1140, 1555, 1619, 1671, 1654, 1707, 1674, 1754, 1568, 1602, 1586, 1622, 1694, 1654 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Polhill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Polhill Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Polhill, Polwhele, Polwel, Polhel, Polhal, Polley and many more.

Early Notables of the Polhill family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Margaret Polley (died 1555), English Protestant martyr from Rochester, Kent; Sir Edmund Poley (1619-1671), Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds; and his son, Henry Poley (1654-1707), an English Member of Parliament; and David Polhill (1674-1754), British politician, MP for Rochester, Bramber and...
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Migration of the Polhill family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polhill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nathaniel Polhill, who arrived in Georgia in 1733 [2]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)

Polhill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Polhill, who settled in Georgia with his wife Sarah and four children

Contemporary Notables of the name Polhill (post 1700)


  • Maxine Polhill, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry C. Polhill, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bristol; Elected 1934; Postmaster at Bristol, Connecticut, 1960-61 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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