England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Tiefork family lived in Leicestershire, at Twyford.
Early Origins of the Tiefork family
Leicestershire where they were Lords of the manor of Twyford, and conjecturally descended from Hugh de Grandmesnil, sometimes spelt Grentemaisnil, from Calvados in the canton of St. Pierre-Sur-Eides in Normandy. The senior line of this family descended to the Earls of Leicester.
Early History of the Tiefork family
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Tiefork Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Tiefork family name include Twiford, Twyford, Tyford, Tyeford, Tieford, Tweeford, Tweford, Twifort, Twyfort, Tweefort, Tweeforth and many more.
Early Notables of the Tiefork family (pre 1700)
Shropshire whose daughter was the the second wife of Robert Hesketh (c.1560-1620), an English Member of Parliament and High Sheriff of...
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Migration of the Tiefork family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Tiefork family to immigrate North America: Henry Twyford landed in America in 1770; John and Robert Twiford settled in Barbados in 1663.
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