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Tortharude Early Origins



The surname Tortharude was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat in the lands of Thorthorald. David is the first on record but conjecturally they are descended from a Norman noble who moved north about 1137 after the Norman Barons War against King Stephen of England. King David of Scotland granted these Norman nobles much of the land in southern Scotland. David de Thorthald held a family seat there about 1215.

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Tortharude Early History


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Tortharude Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tortharude research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1291, 1296, 1296, 1303 and 1313 are included under the topic Early Tortharude History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tortharude Spelling Variations


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Tortharude Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thortharald, Thorthorwald, Thortherald, Thortharold, Thortherold, Tortharold, Torthorald, Torthorwald and many more.

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Tortharude Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tortharude Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Philip Torthorald who landed in North America in 1735.

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