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Tattnall Early Origins



The surname Tattnall was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Tattenhall, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Tattnall Spelling Variations


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Tattnall Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Tattnall are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Tattnall include: Tattenhall, Tatnall, Tatnell and others.

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Tattnall Early History


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Tattnall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tattnall research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1180 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Tattnall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tattnall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tattnall Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tattnall 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Tattnall or a variant listed above: Thomas Tattnell settled in Maryland in 1684.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tattnall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tattnall (post 1700)



  • Josiah Tattnall (1762-1803), American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives, 1795; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1796-99; Governor of Georgia, 1801-02
  • Edward Fenwick Tattnall (1788-1832), American politician, Member of Georgia State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1821-27

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Tattnall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tattnall 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 9 November 2015 at 10:47.

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