England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The surname Salthouse is for a person who worked at a saltworks. Such structures where salt was purified were known as salthouses.
Early Origins of the Salthouse family
Norfolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Salthouse. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book, CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) a census inspired by Duke William of Normandy in 1086 after his conquest of England in 1066 A.D., Salthouse was occupied by William d'Ecouis who held it from Earl William de Warren and, conjecturally, it was from this source that the Salthouse line is descended.
Early History of the Salthouse family
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Salthouse Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Salthouse family name include Salthouse, Saltehouse, Salthose and others.
Early Notables of the Salthouse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salthouse family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Salthouse family to immigrate North America:
Salthouse Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Salthouse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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