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Waggon Early Origins



The surname Waggon was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border and as far north as Glasgow. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland when Peter Waghorn of Dumbarton was one those dignitaries who negotiated with King Edward III of England for the release King David of Scotland at 10,000 marks annually in 1357.

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Waggon Spelling Variations


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Waggon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waghorn, Waghen, Waggon, Waghorne, Wagorn and many more.

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Waggon Early History


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Waggon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waggon research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1416, 1398 and 1416 are included under the topic Early Waggon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waggon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waggon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Waggon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Waggon, aged 33, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    7. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    8. 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).
    9. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    10. 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).
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    The Waggon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waggon 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 18 February 2014 at 08:10.

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