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Twining Early Origins



The surname Twining was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Twining Spelling Variations


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Twining Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Twynholm, Twynholme, Twinam, Twinham, Twinholm, Twinholme, Twynham, Twynam, Twynhome, Twinhome, Twynhom, Twyinholm, Twyinholme, Twyinham, Twynnam, Twinnham, Twinnholm, Twinnham, Twinnhome, Twinnin, Twinnan and many more.

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Twining Early History


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Twining Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twining research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1296, 1329, 1748, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Twining History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twining Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twining Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twining 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 were:

Twining Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Peter Twining, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Trafalgar-March.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twining (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twining (post 1700)



  • Warren Hugh Twining (b. 1875), American Democrat politician, Member of Colorado State House of Representatives, 1925-34; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1933-34
  • Luella Twining, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1918
  • Frank B. Twining, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1920
  • Eugene B. Twining, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Colebrook; Elected 1906
  • Charles H. Twining Jr. (b. 1940), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, 1994; Cameroon, 1995; Equatorial Guinea, 1996

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Twining Historic Events


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Twining Historic Events




RMS Lusitania


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Twining Family Crest Products


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Twining Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Trafalgar-March.htm

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Twining Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twining 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 10:37.

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