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Segrest Early Origins



The surname Segrest 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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Segrest Spelling Variations


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Segrest Spelling Variations



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

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Segrest Early History


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Segrest Early History



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

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Segrest Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Segrest Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Segrest In Ireland


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Segrest In Ireland



Some of the Segrest 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 or some of its variants were: Joan Segrave settled in Virginia in 1654 with her husband; James Segrave settled in Virginia in 1765; John Segrave settled in New London, Conn. in 1820..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Segrest (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Segrest (post 1700)



  • Mabelle Massey "Mab" Segrest (b. 1949), American feminist writer and activist
  • Fred Segrest, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008
  • Edward Segrest, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1988

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See Also


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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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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The Segrest Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Segrest 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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