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Where did the English Stackhouse family come from? What is the English Stackhouse family crest and coat of arms? When did the Stackhouse family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Stackhouse family history?Stackhouse is a name that was carried to England in the great wave of migration from Normandy following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Stackhouse family lived at Stackhouse in North Yorkshire.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Stackhouse include Stakehouse, Stackhouse, Stachouse, Stackhowse and others.
First found in Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, and were Lords of the manor of Stackhouse, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stackhouse research. Another 276 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1670, 1732, 1733, 1739, 1742, 1752, 1784, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Stackhouse History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stackhouse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Stackhouses to arrive on North American shores:
Stackhouse Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Stackhouse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
The Stackhouse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stackhouse 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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