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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, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Trafalgar"

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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

  • Mr. Edwin Twining, American 3rd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Twining Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. 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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