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Prowdy Early Origins



The surname Prowdy was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Prowdy Spelling Variations


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Prowdy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Proud, Proude, Prout, Prowd and others.

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Prowdy Early History


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Prowdy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prowdy research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1409, 1391, 1394, 1783 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Prowdy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prowdy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prowdy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prowdy 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: William Prout, who settled in Virginia in 1653; Thomas Prout, his wife and son, who came to Barbados in 1678; William Proud, who came to Maryland in 1774.

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    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Prowdy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prowdy 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 25 February 2016 at 11:21.

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