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Tranthem Early Origins



The surname Tranthem was first found in Staffordshire 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 1250 when John of Trentham was prior of Trentham.

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Tranthem Spelling Variations


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Tranthem Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Trentham, Trentam, Trentom, Trentem and others.

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Tranthem Early History


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Tranthem Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tranthem research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1627, 1455, 1487, 1487, 1519, 1512, 1515, 1515, 1547, 1536, 1538, 1587, 1575, 1605 and 1601 are included under the topic Early Tranthem History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tranthem Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tranthem Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Trentham (ca. 1487-1519), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Shrewsbury in 1512 and 1515; Richard Trentham (ca.1515-1547), an English politician, Member of...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tranthem 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. 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. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Tranthem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tranthem 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 October 2012 at 08:04.

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