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Sloper Early Origins



The surname Sloper was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Sloper Spelling Variations


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Sloper Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sloper, Slowper and others.

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Sloper Early History


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Sloper Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sloper research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sloper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sloper Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sloper Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sloper 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:

Sloper Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samll Sloper, who landed in Virginia in 1650
  • Sam Sloper, who arrived in Virginia in 1654
  • Ann Sloper, who arrived in Maryland in 1659
  • Anthony Sloper, who landed in New England in 1670
  • Anthony Sloper who settled in New England in 1670
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sloper Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • William Sloper, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • William Sloper, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Sloper Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Sloper arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849
  • Stephen Sloper, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "William Stuart"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sloper (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sloper (post 1700)



  • Lewman B. Sloper, American Republican politician, Member of Maine State House of Representatives from Penobscot County (5th), 1931-32
  • Andrew J. Sloper, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900, 1912 (alternate)
  • General Sir Robert Sloper KB (1729-1802), English Commander-in-Chief, India
  • William Sloper, British Member of Parliament (1715 to 1722)
  • Tom Sloper, Director

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Sloper Historic Events


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Sloper Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. William Thompson Sloper, aged 28, American First Class passenger from New Britain, Connecticut who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping in life boat 7

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: In pace ut sapiens
Motto Translation: In peace as a wise man.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Sloper Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sloper 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 3 November 2015 at 09:00.

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