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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. 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.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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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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