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Sandlin Early Origins



The surname Sandlin was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire. They held a family seat at Farne and Fells.

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Sandlin Spelling Variations


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Sandlin Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Sandlin were recorded, including Sand, Sands, Sandes, Sandis, Sandall, Saundes, Sonds and many more.

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Sandlin Early History


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Sandlin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandlin research. Another 420 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1471, 1487, 1510, 1523, 1600, and 1603 are included under the topic Early Sandlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sandlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sandlin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sandlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sandlin In Ireland


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Sandlin In Ireland



Some of the Sandlin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Sandlin family emigrate to North America: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sandlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sandlin (post 1700)



  • Sergeant Willie Sandlin (1890-1949), United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I
  • Max A. Sandlin (b. 1952), American Democrat politician, County Judge in Texas, 1986-96; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1997-; Defeated, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004
  • Marlin Sandlin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956
  • L. D. Sandlin, American politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1934-35
  • John Nicholas Sandlin (1872-1957), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912 (alternate), 1916; District Judge in Louisiana 2nd District
  • Hugh Sandlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944 (alternate), 1956
  • George W. Sandlin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952; Texas Democratic State Chair, 1955
  • George W. Sandlin, American politician, North Carolina State Auditor, 1889-93
  • Bob Sandlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952
  • Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (b. 1970), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 2004-; Defeated, 2002, 2010
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Sandlin


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Suggested Readings for the name Sandlin



  • The Sandlin Clan by Dale S. Sandlin.

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Sandlin Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sandlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sandlin 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 21 December 2015 at 14:18.

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