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Smelt Early Origins



The surname Smelt 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire at Anderby.

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Smelt Spelling Variations


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Smelt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Smelt, Smellt, Smelth, Smeelt and others.

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Smelt Early History


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Smelt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Smelt research. Another 322 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1394, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Smelt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Smelt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Smelt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Smelt 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:

Smelt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jonas Smelt, who landed in Virginia in 1666

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Contemporary Notables of the name Smelt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Smelt (post 1700)



  • Dennis Smelt (b. 1750), American politician, Representative from Georgia, 1806-11

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Smelt Family Crest Products


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Smelt Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. 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).
    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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Smelt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Smelt 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 20 October 2015 at 10:52.

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