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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)



  • Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (b. 1940), American football player
  • 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

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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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 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.

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