Early Origins of the Saxilbay family
The surname Saxilbay was first found in Leicestershire
, where Saxelbye (or Saxelby) is a small village in the district of Melton.
Early History of the Saxilbay family
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Saxilbay Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Saxilbay has undergone many spelling variations
, including Saxilby, Saxelby, Saxelbye, Sacksebly, Saxilbie and many more.
Early Notables of the Saxilbay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Saxilbay family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Saxilbay were among those contributors: 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..