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Tarkenton Early Origins



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

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Tarkenton Spelling Variations


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Tarkenton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Torkington, Turkington and others.

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Tarkenton Early History


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Tarkenton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tarkenton research. Another 224 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tarkenton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tarkenton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tarkenton Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Tarkenton In Ireland


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Tarkenton In Ireland



Some of the Tarkenton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 147 words (10 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 or some of its variants were: John Tarkington, who settled in Baltimore County, Maryland with his wife Prudence, their son John, Jr. and wife Martha, and their son William Joshua; John Torkington settled in Philadelphia in 1856.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tarkenton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tarkenton (post 1700)



  • James Clinton Tarkenton (1885-1948), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (b. 1940), American football player

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Tarkenton Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. 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).
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Tarkenton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tarkenton 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 16 May 2016 at 16:24.

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