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Stokey Early Origins



The surname Stokey was first found in Cheshire where they the first ancestor was Geoffry Starky, of Barthington (Barnton), son of Richards Starkie of Stetton. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
The senior branch of this Cheshire family was resident at Lower Hall in Stretton, and a junior branch held a family seat at Over Hall in that same village.

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Stokey Spelling Variations


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Stokey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Starkey, Starkie, Starky, Starckey, Starckie and others.

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Stokey Early History


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Stokey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stokey research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1656, 1664, 1495, 1538, 1503, 1554, 1539, 1523, 1583, 1628 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Stokey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stokey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stokey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Humphrey Starkey; Thomas Starkey (c.1495-1538), an English political theorist and humanist; John Starkey, was a publisher active in London in the second half of the 17th century; John Starkey (c.1503-1554), of Canterbury, Kent, an English politician, Member of Parliament for Canterbury in 1539; Sir...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stokey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stokey In Ireland


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Stokey In Ireland



Some of the Stokey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 41 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stokey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Stokey, who landed in Maryland in 1679

Stokey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Stokey, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1760

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Motto


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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: Redit expectata diu
Motto Translation: The expected returns for a long time


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Stokey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stokey 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 January 2015 at 12:12.

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