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England in the 11th century wave of migration that was set off by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Schorer family lived in Cornwall.
Early Origins of the Schorer family
Cornwall, where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Whallesborough. 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 survey initiated by Duke William of Normandy after his conquest of England at Hastings in 1066 A.D., the village of Whalesborough was held by Brian from the Count of Mortain.
Early History of the Schorer family
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Schorer Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Schorer has been recorded under many different variations, including Skorie, Scorie, Skory, Scory, Skorey, Scorey and others.
Early Notables of the Schorer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schorer family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Schorers were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America:
Schorer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Schorer (post 1700)
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