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Shurtleff Early Origins



The surname Shurtleff was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1379 when John de Shirclyf held estates in that shire near Sheffield.

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Shurtleff Spelling Variations


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Shurtleff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shiercliffe, Shirtcliffe, Shirclyffe, Shercliffe, Shirtcliffe, Shirtliff, Shirtliffe, Shetliffe, Shortliffe, Shortlife, Shirtcliff, Shercliff, Surecliffe, Sureliff, Surelife, Shirecliff and many more.

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Shurtleff Early History


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Shurtleff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shurtleff research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1510 is included under the topic Early Shurtleff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shurtleff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shurtleff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shurtleff Notables 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:

Shurtleff Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Shurtleff, who settled in New England in 1666
  • William Shurtleff, who landed in New England in 1666 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Shurtleff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. R. Shurtleff, who setted in Boston in 1819
  • Benjamin Shurtleff, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1839
  • Benjamin Shurtleff, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • L. E. Shurtleff, who setted in San Francisco in 1852
  • E. Shurtleff, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852

Shurtleff Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Hannah Shurtleff, who setted in Nova Scotia sometime between 1739 and 1867
  • Faith Shurtleff, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shurtleff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shurtleff (post 1700)



  • Stephen Shurtleff, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004
  • S. W. Shurtleff, American politician, Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1869-78
  • Maurice Shurtleff, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940
  • Nathaniel B. Shurtleff (1810-1874), American politician, Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, 1868-70
  • Mark L. Shurtleff (b. 1957), American Republican politician, Utah State Attorney General, 2001-13; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008
  • Leonard Grant Shurtleff (b. 1940), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Congo (Brazzaville), 1987-90
  • Joseph Shurtleff, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1798-1802, 1804-07, 1812-13; Schenectady County Clerk, 1810-11
  • Harry C. Shurtleff, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1916, 1920; Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1922
  • George Shurtleff, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1922
  • F. N. Shurtleff, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881
  • ... (Another 7 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



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  11. ...

The Shurtleff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shurtleff 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.

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