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Stork Early Origins



The surname Stork was first found in Kent where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1198 when Osbert Storc held estates in that shire.

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Stork Spelling Variations


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Stork Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stork, Stork, Storck, Storke, Storks and others.

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Stork Early History


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Stork Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stork research. Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1229, 1280, 1455, 1487, 1857, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Stork History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stork Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stork Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stork 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stork Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Henry Stork, his wife, four sons and a daughter settled to America from England in 1709
  • Hans Henrig Stork, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Theobald Stork, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Jacob Stork, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1768

Stork Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elsabein Stork, who landed in Ohio in 1836
  • George Stork, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • A Christ Elis Stork, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Heinr W Stork, who landed in America in 1846
  • Peter Stork, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stork Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Stork, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848

Stork Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John William Stork, English Convict from Yorkshire, who was transported aboard the "Aboukir" on December 24, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stork (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stork (post 1700)



  • Jim Stork (b. 1966), American businessman and politician
  • Janice C. Stork, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1990-98; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Jeffrey Malcolm Stork (b. 1960), former American gold medal-winning Olympic volleyball player
  • Gilbert Stork (b. 1921), Belgian-born American chemist with over two dozen awards to his credit
  • Sture Henrik Stork (1930-2002), Swedish Olympic sailor

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Stork Historic Events


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Stork Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mrs. Mary Louisa Stork (1859-1914), née Reeve Canadian First Class Passenger from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  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 Stork Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stork 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 7 January 2016 at 13:00.

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