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Samwall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The history of the name Samwall begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Samuel. This ancient Hebrew font name meaning name of God was not common in the Middle Ages, but was not necessarily of Jewish origin. There were many records of the surname Samwall of English descent.

Early Origins of the Samwall family


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

Early History of the Samwall family


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Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1628, 1628, 1676, 1654, 1694, 1689, 1690, 1690, 1694 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Samwall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Samwall Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Samwall has been recorded under many different variations, including Samwell, Samuel, Samuell, Samway, Samuels and others.

Early Notables of the Samwall family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir William Samwell (1559-1628), Auditor of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth I of England; William Samwell (1628-1676) was an English architect; and Sir Thomas Samwell, 1st Baronet (c.1654-1694), Member of Parliament...
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Migration of the Samwall family to Ireland


Some of the Samwall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Samwall family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Samwall or a variant listed above: John Samuel settled in Nantasket in 1630; Roger Samuel settled in Barbados in 1684; Edward Samuel settled in Virginia in 1643; Rowland Samuell settled in Barbados in 1654..

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