Early Origins of the Twitchel family
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.
Early History of the Twitchel family
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Twitchel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Twitchell, Twichet, Twichell, Twichewell, Twitchit and many more.
Early Notables of the Twitchel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Twitchel family to the New World and Oceana
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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