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Visord Early Origins



The surname Visord 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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Visord Spelling Variations


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Visord Spelling Variations



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

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Visord Early History


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Visord Early History



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

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Visord Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Visord Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Visord 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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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    The Visord Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Visord 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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