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Southard Early Origins



The surname Southard was first found in Lancashire, principally in the area of Samlesbury Hall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Southworth. Specifically, Houghton with Middleton and Arbury was an ancient family homestead. "The three manors were granted by the Baron of Newton at an early period to the Southworths, at first of Southworth, but afterwards of Samlesbury. Sir John Southworth, said to have been a favourite of Queen Elizabeth's, is supposed to have sold much of the family property in this quarter; which is extremely probable, as in the 11th of Charles I., of all the extensive possessions of the Southworths, the manor of Samlesbury was alone remaining." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Southard Spelling Variations


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Southard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Southworth, Southwood, Sowarth, Southwerth and others.

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Southard Early History


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Southard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Southard research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1592 and 1654 are included under the topic Early Southard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Southard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Southard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Sir Thomas Southworth of Southworth; and Father John Southworth (also called Saint John Southworth) (1592-1654), an English Catholic martyr who was from the Lancashire family who lived...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Southard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Southard In Ireland


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Southard In Ireland



Some of the Southard family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 37 words (3 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:

Southard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Constant Southard, aged 13, arrived in Massachusetts in 1628
  • Joseph Southard, who landed in Massachusetts in 1683

Southard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • O P Southard, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • C. J. Southard, aged 41, who settled in America, in 1894
  • George H. Southard, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Harry E. Southard, aged 5, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Clementina Southard, aged 33, who settled in America, in 1896

Southard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Geo. F. Southard, aged 56, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Frank Southard, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Edith Brett Southard, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Chas. E. Southard, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Blanche Southard, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Southard Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Archelaus Southard, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • John Southard, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • William Southard, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • Richard Southard, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • Henry Southard, who landed in Canada in 1831

Southard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Southard Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frank Southard arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mary Shepherd" in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Southard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Southard (post 1700)



  • Milton Isaiah Southard (1836-1905), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • James Harding Southard (1851-1919), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Lucien Southard (1827-1881), American conductor
  • Isaac Southard (b. 1783), Anti-Jacksonian member of the United States House of Representatives from 1831 to 1833
  • Samuel Lewis Southard (1787-1842), prominent American statesman
  • Henry Southard (1747-1842), United States Representative from the state of New Jersey
  • Homer Southard, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1906
  • Henry Southard (1747-1842), American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Somerset County, 1792-99, 1811; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1801-11, 1815-21
  • Frank E. Southard, American Republican politician, Member of Maine State Senate 7th District, 1931-32
  • Clarence E. Southard, American politician, Mayor of Island Park, New York; Defeated (Public), 1951; Elected 1952
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Southard Historic Events


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Southard Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Southard, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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The Southard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Southard 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.

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