Early Origins of the Somersall family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat. 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 of Somerscales held the estates. Also recorded as living at that time was his son, John Somerscales, Junior.
Early History of the Somersall family
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Somersall Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Summerscales, Somerscales, Sumerscales, Sommerscales, Summersgill, Sommersgill, Sumerskill, Somerskill, Summerskill, Sommerskill, Sommerscales, Somersall, Somershall, Summersall and many more.
Early Notables of the Somersall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Somersall family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jonas Somerscales settled in Maryland in 1674.
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