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Twyman Early Origins



The surname Twyman 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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Twyman Spelling Variations


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Twyman 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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Twyman Early History


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Twyman Early History



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

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Twyman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twyman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twyman 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:

Twyman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Twyman, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Twyman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Twyman, aged 36, who landed in America from London, England, in 1913
  • Harriet Twyman, aged 43, who settled in America from Whitstable, England, in 1916
  • Joseph Twyman, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Leonard Twyman, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924
  • Robert Twyman, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twyman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twyman (post 1700)



  • Luska J. Twyman (1913-1988), American politician, Kentucky's first African American mayor in 1968
  • Robert Joseph Twyman (1897-1976), American politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • John Kennedy "Jack" Twyman (1934-2012), American professional basketball player, inductee into the Hall of Fame
  • William M. S. Twyman, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Jaffna, 1897
  • Robert Joseph Twyman (1897-1976), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1947-49
  • R. B. J. Twyman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856; U.S. Consul in Veracruz, 1858-60
  • Emma L. Twyman, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972
  • Benjamin R. Twyman, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ritchie County, 1917-20
  • Allen P. Twyman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924
  • Michael Twyman (b. 1934), English Professor Emeritus of the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Twyman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twyman 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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