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Tuxbury Early Origins



The surname Tuxbury was first found in Gloucestershire 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 13th century. At the taking of the Domesday Book Tewksbury was a large market town having 2 mills, a fishery, and a salt house. It's ancient name was Tedechsberrie. The Normans built a great Abbey church.

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Tuxbury Spelling Variations


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Tuxbury Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tewksbury, Tueksbury, Tuxbury, Tucksbury and many more.

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Tuxbury Early History


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Tuxbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tuxbury research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1471 are included under the topic Early Tuxbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tuxbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tuxbury 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: 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Tuxbury (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tuxbury (post 1700)



  • Francis V. Tuxbury, American Republican politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Hanover; Elected 1938
  • Dwight Tuxbury, American politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Windsor, 1888
  • Albert Tuxbury, American Democrat politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1866; Candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1874

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Tuxbury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tuxbury 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 23 October 2015 at 10:34.

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