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Twiggs Early Origins



The surname Twiggs was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Twiggs Spelling Variations


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Twiggs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Twygg, Twygge, Twigg, Twiggs, Twig and others.

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Twiggs Early History


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Twiggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twiggs research. Another 366 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1272, 1724, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Twiggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twiggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twiggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twiggs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twiggs In Ireland


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Twiggs In Ireland



Some of the Twiggs family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Twiggs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Twiggs, who arrived in Maryland in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Allan Twiggs, who settled in Barbados in 1685

Twiggs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James, John, and William Twiggs all, who settled in Philadelphia between 1848 and 1863

Twiggs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Twiggs, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twiggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twiggs (post 1700)



  • Levi Twiggs (1793-1847), American officer in the US Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War, eponym of two ships named USS Twiggs
  • John Twiggs (1750-1816), American leader of the Georgia Militia during the American Revolutionary War
  • David E. Twiggs (1790-1862), US soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican War, and the oldest Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War
  • Russell Gould Twiggs, American artist
  • Margaret Twiggs, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jerry Thomas Twiggs (1933-2000), American politician, Member of Idaho State Senate, 1985-2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. D. D. Twiggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1888 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. Henry Twiggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996 (alternate), 2004, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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The Twiggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twiggs 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.

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