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Spurgeon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Spurgeon family


The surname Spurgeon was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat. The name is anciently found in that county as Spirigin, of unknown origin, but if not Saxon, then it may be Viking, or may possibly be associated with the Danegeld.

Early History of the Spurgeon family


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Another 296 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1566, and 1712 are included under the topic Early Spurgeon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Spurgeon Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Spurgeon, Spurgin, Spurgon, Spugin, Spraging and many more.

Early Notables of the Spurgeon family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Spurgeon family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spurgeon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G. Spurgeon, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Spurgeon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Spurgeon, aged 47, who landed in America from Purley, England, in 1908
  • John Spurgeon, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Lewis Spurgeon, aged 25, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1913
  • Marie Spurgeon, aged 62, who emigrated to the United States from Cardiff, Wales, in 1915
  • Hilda Charlotte Spurgeon, aged 16, who landed in America from Brentford, England, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Spurgeon (post 1700)


  • Thomas H. Spurgeon, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 18th District, 1946 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • S. E. Spurgeon, American Republican politician, Mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, 1926-29 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Otis L. Spurgeon, American politician, Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1914 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jay Spurgeon (b. 1976), American baseball player
  • Fred "Freddy" Spurgeon (1900-1970), American Major League Baseball player
  • Dennis Spurgeon (b. 1943), American nuclear engineer, incumbent Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy
  • Keith Spurgeon (1933-1990), English football player and manager
  • Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon (1869-1942), English literary critic, best known for her work Skakespeare's Imagery
  • William H. Spurgeon (1829-1915), American founder of Santa Ana, California
  • Tyler Spurgeon (b. 1986), Canadian NHL ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Spurgeon family



Empress of Ireland

  • Miss Kathleen Beatrice Spurgeon (1908-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mrs. Catherine Annie Spurgeon (1885-1914), née Britton Canadian Third Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

The Spurgeon 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: Non civium ardor
Motto Translation: Not the ardour of the citizens.


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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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