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Rosewell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Rosewell surname is a Cornish habitation name taken on from the place name Ryswal in the parish of Towednack. The place name comes from the Cornish words "res," meaning "ford," and "wall," meaning "a rampart."

Early Origins of the Rosewell family


The surname Rosewell was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.

Early History of the Rosewell family


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Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1327, 1519, 1599, 1619, 1725, 1520, 1588, 1640, 1590, 1656, 1630, 1692, 1679, 1722, 1635, 1684, 1671 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Rosewell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosewell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rossell, Rosewell, Rosewall, Rosswell and others.

Early Notables of the Rosewell family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was William Rosewell (born about 1520), Solicitor-General to Queen Elizabeth, born in Loxton, Somerset; Richard Rosewell (c.1588-1640) of Dunkerton, gentleman; Sir Henry Rosewell (1590-1656) of Forde Abbey, Devon...
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Migration of the Rosewell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosewell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Rosewell, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1629
  • Roger Rosewell, who arrived in Barbados in 1658
  • John Rosewell, a servant sent to Virginia in 1661
  • Thomas Rosewell, who arrived in Virginia in 1662 [1]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)
  • William Rosewell, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]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)
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Rosewell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sarah Rosewell, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1759

Rosewell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Rosewell, aged 30, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Lord Hungerford"

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosewell (post 1700)


  • Edward J. Rosewell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bridget Rosewell, British economist
  • John S. H. Rosewell (1882-1938), Australian rugby union and rugby league player

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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