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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, who 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)



  • Charles Edward Shackleford (1966-2017), American professional NBA basketball player who played from 1988 to 1998
  • 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
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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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 30 January 2017 at 10:09.

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