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The name Schooley is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in the village of Scholes in the parish of Barwick in the West Riding of Yorkshire. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086 Scholes was the site of three churches and three mills.

Schooley Early Origins



The surname Schooley was first found in Yorkshire where the name is associated with the village of Scholes in the parish of Barwick which is about nine miles from Leeds, in the West Riding of that county. In 1086 this parish was held by Ilbert de Lacy, and was the site of 3 Churches and 3 mills, today there are still the remains of a bailey, a moat, and a Saxon cross.

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Schooley Spelling Variations


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Schooley 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 Schooley were recorded, including Scholes, Scholl, Scholles, Schoall, Schoalles, Scole, Scoles, Scoyles, Scoyle, Scayle, Scayles, Schoales and many more.

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Schooley Early History


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Schooley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schooley research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1285, 1332, and 1379 are included under the topic Early Schooley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schooley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schooley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Schooley In Ireland


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Schooley In Ireland



Some of the Schooley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 140 words (10 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



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 Schooley family emigrate to North America: George Scholes, who arrived in Lynn, MA sometime between 1620 and 1650; James Scholes, a bonded passenger who arrived in America in 1696; John Scholes, who came to Virginia in 1747.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schooley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schooley (post 1700)



  • C. Herschel Schooley (1900-1985), American newspaper editor and public information director for the U.S. Naval Reserve
  • Derek Schooley (b. 1970), retired American professional ice hockey defenseman
  • Robert "Bob" Schooley, American Primetime Emmy Award winning screenwriter, television writer and television producer, best known for his work on The Penguins of Madagascar (2008), co-creator of the animated television series Kim Possible
  • O. B. Schooley, American Republican politician, Member of Colorado State House of Representatives, 1950 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis C. Schooley (1914-1966), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1949-50; Defeated in primary, 1950, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Schooley, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward K. Schooley, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Roy D. Schooley (1880-1933), Canadian hockey referee and executive, Manager of the Duquesne Gardens and owner of the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets
  • Emily Schooley (b. 1984), Canadian film and theatre actress

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Schooley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schooley 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.

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