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The Shackleford surname was a habitational name created from the place named Shackleton in the parish of Halifax, West Yorkshire. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English word "scacol," which describes a "tongue of land" and "tun," meaning "enclosure," or "settlement."

Shackleford Early Origins



The surname Shackleford was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Shackleford Spelling Variations


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Shackleford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shackleton, Shackle, Sheckleton and others.

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Shackleford Early History


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Shackleford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shackleford research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1280, 1302, 1601, and 1602 are included under the topic Early Shackleford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shackleford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shackleford Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Shackleford In Ireland


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Shackleford In Ireland



Some of the Shackleford family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 128 words (9 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:

Shackleford Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Shackleford, aged 25, a bricklayer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shackleford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shackleford (post 1700)



  • William Shackleford, American politician, Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1954
  • Thomas M. Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1888; Justice of Florida State Supreme Court, 1902-17; Chief Justice of Florida State Supreme Court, 1905-09
  • Robert M. Shackleford Jr. (1920-1988), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1964; Chair of Clarke County Republican Party, 1964-76
  • Rachel Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2004
  • Mary Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1952
  • Louis P. Shackleford, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Alaska Territory, 1908; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1912, 1916
  • Les E. Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1976
  • J. N. Shackleford (d. 1921), American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 10th District, 1921
  • Howard L. Shackleford Sr., American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1974
  • George E. Shackleford, American politician, Mayor of Yuma, Arizona, 1959-60
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Shackleford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shackleford 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 21 April 2016 at 13:36.

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