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Thresher Early Origins



The surname Thresher was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1327 when Robert le Thressher held estates in that shire.

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Thresher Spelling Variations


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Thresher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thrasher, Thresher, Trasher, Tresher, Treasure, Trescher and many more.

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Thresher Early History


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Thresher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thresher research. Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Thresher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thresher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thresher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thresher 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thresher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Thresher, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • William Thresher, who arrived in Virginia in 1649
  • Ann Thresher, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • Peter Thresher, who landed in Maryland in 1666

Thresher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Thresher, aged 35, landed in New York in 1812
  • John Thresher, aged 32, arrived in New York, NY in 1872

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Thresher Historic Events


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Thresher Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. George Terrill Thresher, aged 25, English Fireman/Stoker from Liverpool, England who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking on collapsible A

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Thresher Family Crest Products


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Thresher Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Thresher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thresher 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 12 November 2016 at 14:05.

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