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Upshaw Early Origins



The surname Upshaw was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, where they were Lords of the manor of Upsall, near Eston, in the North Riding of that county, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Upshaw Spelling Variations


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Upshaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Upsall, Upsale, Upshall, Upshaw and others.

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Upshaw Early History


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Upshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Upshaw research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Upshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Upshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Upshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Upshaw 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:

Upshaw Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Upshaw, who settled in Georgia in 1738

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Contemporary Notables of the name Upshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Upshaw (post 1700)



  • Jessica Upshaw (1959-2013), American politician and lawyer
  • Grace Upshaw (b. 1975), American Olympic long jumper
  • Dawn Upshaw (b. 1960), American soprano from Tennessee
  • Willie Upshaw (b. 1957), American professional baseball player
  • Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr. (b. 1945), American former football offensive guard who played for the Oakland Raiders in the American Football League
  • William David Upshaw (1866-1952), American politician, Prohibition Candidate for President of the United States, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. Royce Upshaw, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jessica Upshaw (b. 1960), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Upshaw Historic Events


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Upshaw Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. Albert Upshaw (1892-1917), Canadian Labourer Pier No. 8 working for Furness Withy from Windsor Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlanti c. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Suggested Readings for the name Upshaw


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Suggested Readings for the name Upshaw



  • Captain William Upshaw, Gent., Planter of Virginia by Sophie W. Upshaw.

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Upshaw Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Upshaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Upshaw 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 17 November 2015 at 09:17.

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