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The surname Stackpole is a habitational name from a place in Pembrokeshire called Stackpole, named for a stack of rocks on the coast at the entrance to Broadhaven.

Stackpole Early Origins



The surname Stackpole was first found in Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro), a county in south-west Wales, anciently part of the Welsh kingdom of Deheubarth, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Stackpoole, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Stackpole Spelling Variations


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Stackpole Spelling Variations



A single person's name was often spelt simply as it sounded by medieval scribes and church officials. An investigation into the specific origins the name Stackpole has revealed that such a practice has resulted in many spelling variations over the years. A few of its variants include: Stackpoole, Stackpool, Stackpole, Stacpoole and others.

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Stackpole Early History


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Stackpole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stackpole research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the year 1200 is included under the topic Early Stackpole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stackpole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stackpole Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stackpole Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In the 1840s, Ireland experienced a mass exodus to North America due to the Great Potato Famine. These families wanted to escape from hunger and disease that was ravaging their homeland. With the promise of work, freedom and land overseas, the Irish looked upon British North America and the United States as a means of hope and prosperity. Those that survived the journey were able to achieve this through much hard work and perseverance. Early immigration and passenger lists revealed many bearing the name Stackpole:

Stackpole Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Stackpole, who landed in New Hampshire in 1680

Stackpole Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C Stackpole, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • J. S. Stackpole landed in San Francisco in 1850
  • John, Patrick, and Paul Stackpole arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1853 and 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stackpole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stackpole (post 1700)



  • Edouard Stackpole, American curator of the Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Connecticut, eponym of Stackpole Rocks, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
  • Edouard A. Stackpole (1904-1993), American author from Nantucket, Massachusetts who wrote books about whaling and the history of Nantucket
  • Peter Stackpole (1913-1997), American photographer from San Francisco, California, recipient of the George Polk Award in 1954
  • Ralph Ward Stackpole (1885-1973), American sculptor, painter, muralist, etcher and art educator
  • Michael A. Stackpole (b. 1957), American science fiction and fantasy author
  • George R. Stackpole (1881-1971), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1924 (alternate), 1940; Secretary of Vermont Democratic Party, 1937
  • George F. Stackpole, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Lewistown, Pennsylvania, 1898-1905
  • Edward James Stackpole (1861-1936), American Republican politician,Postmaster at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1901-13; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920
  • Anthony Stackpole, American Republican politician, Chair of Chippewa County Republican Party, 2007
  • Albert T. Stackpole, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1893
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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: Pro Deo et pro patria
Motto Translation: For God and for Country.


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Stackpole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stackpole 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 December 2016 at 17:16.

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