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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 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
  • William David Upshaw (1866-1952), American politician, Prohibition Candidate for President of the United States, 1932
  • Mrs. Royce Upshaw, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952
  • Jessica Upshaw (b. 1960), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004
  • 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

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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

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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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Upshaw Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. 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.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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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