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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. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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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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