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Shepherdson Early Origins



The surname Shepherdson was first found in Durham in the north east of England where they were a family name of great antiquity.

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Shepherdson Spelling Variations


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Shepherdson Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Shepherdson has been recorded under many different variations, including Shipperdson, Shepperdson, Sheppardson, Shepperson and many more.

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Shepherdson Early History


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Shepherdson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shepherdson research. Another 342 words (24 lines of text) covering the year 1659 is included under the topic Early Shepherdson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shepherdson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shepherdson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Shepherdson In Ireland


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Shepherdson In Ireland



Some of the Shepherdson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Shepherdson or a variant listed above:

Shepherdson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Fra Shepherdson, who landed in Virginia in 1706

Shepherdson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Craike Shepherdson arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
  • Jabez Banks Shepherdson arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
  • John Shepherdson arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
  • John Banks Shepherdson arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
  • Marianne Shepherdson arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepherdson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepherdson (post 1700)



  • Nancy Shepherdson, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2012
  • Michael Francis Shepherdson (1930-2016), Malaysian bronze medalist field hockey player at the 1962 Asian Games

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Shepherdson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. 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).
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    The Shepherdson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shepherdson 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 28 March 2016 at 15:19.

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