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Tunnell Early Origins



The surname Tunnell was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very early times as the name Tunnard. Some families of this name, being oppressed by the Norman invaders, moved north over the Scottish border and were granted lands by the Scottish King. Early records of the name include a bearer of Tunne listed in Lincolnshire in the Domesday Book of 1066; Gilbertus filius Tunny listed in 1219 in the Assize Rolls of Yorkshire; Simon Tunnie, listed in 1327 in the Assize Rolls of Staffordshire; and an Alan filius Tunnoc listed in the 12th century in the Feodarium Prioratus Dunelmensis.

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Tunnell Spelling Variations


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Tunnell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tunock, Tunnoch, Tunno, Tunna, Tunnock, Tunnoc and many more.

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Tunnell Early History


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Tunnell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tunnell research. Another 322 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1600, and 1603 are included under the topic Early Tunnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tunnell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tunnell 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 were:

Tunnell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Tunnell, who landed in Maryland in 1649

Tunnell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Tunnell, who arrived in Virginia in 1712

Tunnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christoph Tunnell, who landed in America in 1850

Tunnell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Tunnell, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Limpfield, Surrey, in 1905
  • Lillie Tunnell, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Stratford of Avon, in 1905
  • Elizabeth Tunnell, aged 31, who landed in America from Westerham, England, in 1907
  • Caroline Tunnell, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Arthur Tunnell, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1918
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunnell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunnell (post 1700)



  • Michael O. Tunnell, American children's writer and educator
  • Lee Tunnell (b. 1960), retired American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • James M. Tunnell (1879-1957), American teacher, lawyer and politician
  • George "Bon Bon" Tunnell (1912-1975), American vocalist
  • Emlen Lewis Tunnell (1925-1975), first African American to play for the New York Giants, inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame (1967)
  • Ebe Walter Tunnell (1844-1917), American merchant and politician
  • Byron M. Tunnell (1925-2000), American Railroad Commission of Texas member and politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Tunnell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tunnell 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 24 November 2013 at 21:36.

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