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Thackston Early Origins



The surname Thackston was first found in North Yorkshire at Theakston, a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district which is sometimes spelt Theakstone. Relatively small over the years, the village dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Eston. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Later in 1157, the village was named Thekeston and probably meant "farmstead or village of a man called Theodec," from the Old English personal name + "tun." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the village and lands of Theakston, held by Robert, Count Alan's man, who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

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Thackston Spelling Variations


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Thackston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Theackston, Theaxton, Thexton, Theakston, Thaxton, Thackston, Theakstone, Thekston, Thakston and many more.

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Thackston Early History


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Thackston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thackston research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1619 and 1603 are included under the topic Early Thackston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thackston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thackston Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thackston Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Thomas B. Thackston, aged 53, who arrived in Cedar Springs, California, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thackston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thackston (post 1700)



  • Chad Thackston, American actor and producer, known for Dreamland Murders (2014), Dawn of the Crescent Moon (2014) and Between the Lines (2015)
  • Lindy Thackston, American pit reporter at the 2001 and 2011 Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
  • Wheeler M. Thackston Jr. (b. 1944), American Orientalist, editor and translator of Chaghatai, Arabic and Persian texts

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. 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.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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