In ancient Anglo-Saxon England
, the ancestors of the Sallie surname lived in the county of Cheshire
, where they held the estate of Sale. The surname Sallie was originally derived form the Old English word soel
which refers to a hall.
In this case the original bearers of the surname Sallie were either servants at the hall
or resided near a dining hall. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early Origins of the Sallie family
The surname Sallie was first found in Cheshire
but the family can be found throughout ancient Britain in early years. The Hundredorum Rolls
of 1273 list Robert a la Sale. Placita de Quo Warranto, temp.
Edward I-III lists Nicholas de la Sale, temp. 20 Edward I
and William de la Sale. Robert de la Sale was Bailiff of Norwich in 1327. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
"About the time of Edward I., Thomas, son of William De la Sale, held twelve acres of land in Ickleford, Hertfordshire. According to Cussans, the Hertfordshire Sales hailed from Scotland nearly two centuries ago, and he mentions Francis Sale, a gentleman who was married at Ashwell in 1694." CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
Early History of the Sallie family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sallie research.Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1590, 1675, 1670, 1671, 1697, 1736 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Sallie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sallie Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Sallie are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Sallie include: Sale, Sail, Sales, Salle, Salley, Sally, Sallete, Sallett and many more.
Early Notables of the Sallie family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: William Sayle (c.
1590-1675), English explorer and later settler of the Bahamas, the first governor of colonial South Carolina from 1670-1671; and... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sallie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sallie family to Ireland
Some of the Sallie family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 52 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sallie family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Sallie or a variant listed above: Edward Sale settled in Boston in 1635; William, James, Mary and John Sale settled in Charles Town, South Carolina, in 1767; John Sales and his wife settled in Salem in 1630.