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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.

Stackhouse Early Origins



The surname Stackhouse was 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.

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Stackhouse Spelling Variations


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Stackhouse Spelling Variations



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.

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Stackhouse Early History


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Stackhouse Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Stackhouse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stackhouse Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stackhouse 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



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

  • Richard Stackhouse, who came to Salem, Massachusetts in 1638
  • John Stackhouse and his wife Margery Stackhouse who were on record in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Thomas Stackhouse, his wife Grace Heaton, and their nephew Thomas Jr. who all arrived in Pennyslvania in 1682
  • John Stackhouse, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Thomas Stackhouse, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stackhouse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Stackhouse, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1772

Stackhouse Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Joseph Stackhouse U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Robert Stackhouse U.E. (b. 1755) who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 he became a Freeman in 1795 was a Housekeeper, he died in 1831 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stackhouse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stackhouse (post 1700)



  • Jerry Stackhouse (b. 1974), American professional basketball player
  • Samuel Stackhouse, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Warren County, 1831
  • Irene A. Stackhouse, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944
  • Eli Thomas Stackhouse (1824-1892), American Democrat politician,Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1863-66; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1891-92
  • Eli Thomas Stackhouse (1824-1892), American officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, and US Representative from South Carolina (1891-1892)
  • Jerome Stackhouse (b. 1974), African-American, professional (NBA) basketball player
  • Robert Stackhouse (b. 1942), American artist and sculptor
  • Bill Stackhouse, American Mystery Author and Playwright
  • John G. Stackhouse Jr. (b. 1960), Canadian scholar and writer
  • Max L. Stackhouse, professor at Princeton Theological Seminary
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Stackhouse Historic Events


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Stackhouse Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Commander Joseph Foster Stackhouse, English 1st Class Passenger from London, England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking and was recovered

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. 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.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

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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