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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 Atlantic. (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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See Also


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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. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. 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).
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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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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