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Scofield History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , German


The German state of Silesia is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Scofield. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Silesia derived its name from the Germanic tribe named the Silingers, who occupied Silesia between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.


Early Origins of the Scofield family


The surname Scofield was first found in Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in economic, political, and in particular military affairs.

Early History of the Scofield family


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Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1648, 1594, 1788, 1870, 1609, 1684, 1739 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Scofield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scofield Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schoenfeld, Schoenfelder, Schonfelder, Schoenfeldt, Schonfeld and many more.

Early Notables of the Scofield family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Scofield at this time were Johann Heinrich Schönfeld (1609-1684), a German Baroque painter; Johann Georg Schoenfelder, pastor of Fischamend, and his brothers Johann Moritz Schoenberger, Doctor of Medicine, and...
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Migration of the Scofield family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scofield Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Scofield, who landed in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1648 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Matthew Scofield, who landed in Maryland in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Scofield, who settled in Barbados in 1693
  • James and Isaac Scofield, who settled in Virginia in 1699

Scofield Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Scofield, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Scofield, aged 58, who landed in New York in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Abraham Scofield, who landed in Mississippi in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Scofield, who settled in Philadelphia in 1841
  • Edward H Scofield, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Scofield Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Scofield, who arrived in Canada in 1828

Scofield Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jane Scofield, aged 29, a dairy maid, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dunedin" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Scofield (post 1700)


  • Sandra Scofield (b. 1943), American novelist, essayist, editor and author, her book Beyond Deserving was a 1991 finalist for a National Book Award
  • Glenni William Scofield (1817-1891), American politician, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1863-1873)
  • Edward Scofield (1842-1925), American politician, 19th Governor of Wisconsin (1897-1901)
  • Barbara Scofield (b. 1926), American tennis player
  • John Scofield (b. 1951), nicknamed "Sco", an American jazz-rock guitarist and composer, who has played and collaborated with Miles Davis, Dave Liebman, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, and many more
  • Cyrus Ingerson Scofield (1843-1921), American theologian, minister and writer
  • Dean Scofield (b. 1957), American voice actor
  • Columbus Sewell Scofield (b. 1860), American Republican politician, Physician; Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Richford, 1910 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles J. Scofield, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1912 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles A. Scofield, American politician, Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut, 1907-08 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Scofield


  • A Scofield Survey by Harriett Scofield.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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