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Preslar Early Origins



The surname Preslar was first found in Cheshire 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 at Prestland where they held estates.

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Preslar Spelling Variations


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Preslar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prestland, Pressland, Presland, Presstland and many more.

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Preslar Early History


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Preslar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Preslar research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Preslar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Preslar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Preslar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Preslar Notables 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: Elizabeth Priestland, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1760; as well as William Priestland, also a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1764..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Preslar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Preslar (post 1700)



  • Casey Preslar, American model and beauty pageant contestant, Miss Oklahoma 2002
  • Lyle Preslar, American guitarist
  • Charles F. Preslar, American politician, Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1900

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. 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).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Preslar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Preslar 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 November 2015 at 10:23.

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