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Twitchen Early Origins



The surname Twitchen was first found in Sussex 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 when this distinguished family held estates.

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Twitchen Spelling Variations


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Twitchen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tichenor, Ticknor, Titchner, Tiknor, Tikner, Titchener, Tycknor, Tyckner, Tytchener and many more.

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Twitchen Early History


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Twitchen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twitchen research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1660 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Twitchen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twitchen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twitchen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Twitchen 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: Martin Tichenor, who settled in New Haven, CT in 1644; Henry Tichenor, who arrived in New York in 1838; Stephen W. Tichenor, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1839.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Twitchen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twitchen 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 10 September 2013 at 11:17.

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