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Twichet Early Origins



The surname Twichet was first found in Norfolk 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 who held lands.

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Twichet Spelling Variations


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Twichet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Twitchell, Twichet, Twichell, Twichewell, Twitchit and many more.

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Twichet Early History


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Twichet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twichet research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Twichet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twichet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twichet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twichet 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: Benjamin and Joseph Twichell who went to New England between 1620 and 1650. A Benjamin Twitchell is known to have gone to Massachusetts in 1632; as did a Joseph Twitchell in 1634. In 1654 another Joseph Twitchell settled in Lancaster, M.A. Timothy Twitchell went to Ontario in 1827. H. Twitchell went to San Francisco in 1851.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. 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. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Twichet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twichet 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 25 February 2014 at 14:20.

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