Early Origins of the Slennin family
Devon 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Slennin family
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Slennin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Slanning, Slanning, Slenning, Slennin, Slaning and many more.
Early Notables of the Slennin family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Sir Nicholas Slanning (1606-1643), an English soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1642; and his son...
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Migration of the Slennin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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