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Visherd Early Origins



The surname Visherd was first found in Stirlingshire, where they held a family seat and recorded as early as the year 1200 when William Wischard witnessed a charter of a mill to the Abbey of Cambuskenneth. John Wishard later called Visart was in Tulloch in 1254.

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Visherd Spelling Variations


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Visherd Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Visart, Vizard, Vishart, Vischart, Vychart, Vizart and many more.

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Visherd Early History


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Visherd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Visherd research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1545 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Visherd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Visherd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Visherd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Visherd 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: Jean Henry Visard and his wife Madelaine and three children who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787; Joane Vizard settled in Virginia in 1635.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. 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.
    10. 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).
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    The Visherd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Visherd 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 24 January 2013 at 16:24.

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