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Simkins Early Origins



The surname Simkins was first found in county Suffolk, where the family was established in early days, distinguishing itself from its parent branches, Simon and Sim.

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Simkins Spelling Variations


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Simkins Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simkins, Simpkins, Simkin, Simpkin, Sinkin, Sinkins, Sinkings, Simkiss, Simpkiss, Semken, Sempken, Semkin, Sempkin, Semkins, Sempkins, Symkins, Symekyn, Symkyn, Sympkynn, Simekin, Simkinson, Simpkinson and many more.

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Simkins Early History


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Simkins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simkins research. Another 284 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1378, 1466, 1524, 1667, 1790, 1805, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Simkins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simkins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simkins Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Simkins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simkins In Ireland


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Simkins In Ireland



Some of the Simkins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 112 words (8 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:

Simkins Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Simkins, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Edward Simkins, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682 [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)

Simkins Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jane Simkins, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • E. Simkins (1779-1831) was a distinguished American lawyer

Simkins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Walter Simkins (1868-1925) was a prominent American editor

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Contemporary Notables of the name Simkins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Simkins (post 1700)



  • William Stewart Simkins (1842-1929), American law professor
  • Modjeska Monteith Simkins (1899-1992), American civil rights leader
  • Francis Butler Simkins (1897-1966), American historian
  • Eldred Simkins (1779-1831), American lawyer and politician from South Carolina; U.S. representative 181821
  • Michael Simkins (b. 1956), English actor
  • Geoff Simkins (b. 1948), British jazz musician and saxophonist

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Simkins Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Simkins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simkins 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 May 2016 at 09:37.

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