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Seagraves Early Origins



The surname Seagraves was first found in Leicestershire where early records show: Stephen de Segrave (c.1171-1241), medieval Chief Justiciar of England; Gilbert de Segrave (d. 1254), Bishop of London; Nicholas de Segrave, 1st Baron Segrave (d. 1295); and Gilbert Segrave (died 1316), Bishop of London from 1313 to 1316.

The parish of Meriden, Warwickshire was of significance to the family in early times. "This place, anciently Alspath, formed part of the possessions of the Countess Godiva in 1043, and in the 12th of Edward II. was the property of John de Segrave, who obtained for the inhabitants the grant of a weekly market and an annual fair." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Seagraves Spelling Variations


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Seagraves Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Segrave, Seagrave, Segrove and others.

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Seagraves Early History


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Seagraves Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seagraves research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 119 and 1193 are included under the topic Early Seagraves History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seagraves Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seagraves Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Seagraves In Ireland


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Seagraves In Ireland



Some of the Seagraves family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 75 words (5 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seagraves Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Seagraves, aged 20, landed in New York in 1854

Seagraves Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. Marshal C. Seagraves, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Matthew Seagraves, aged 47, who settled in America, in 1918
  • Edward Seagraves, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Mary Seagraves, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, England, in 1920
  • John Seagraves, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seagraves (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seagraves (post 1700)



  • William Ralph Seagraves (1929-1998), American executive, former president of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Special Events Operations, inductee in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2008
  • Mark Seagraves (b. 1966), English former professional footballer

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Seagraves Historic Events


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Seagraves Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Patrick Seagraves, English Able-Bodied Seaman from Walton, Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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The Seagraves Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seagraves 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 7 September 2016 at 10:25.

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