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Stapelie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Stapelie surname lived in the settlement of Stapeley in Cheshire, or in the place called Stapley in Hampshire. The surname Stapelie belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Stapelie family


The surname Stapelie was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Stapelie family


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Stapelie Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Stapelie are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Stapelie include: Stapeley, Stapley, Stapleigh, Stapliegh, Staplie and many more.

Early Notables of the Stapelie family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Anthony Stapley (1590-1655), one of the regicides of King Charles I of England; and his son, Sir John Stapley, 1st Baronet of Patcham...
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Migration of the Stapelie family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Stapelie or a variant listed above: Stephen Stapley settled in Norfolk Virginia in 1823.

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