Early Origins of the Warkwithay family
The surname Warkwithay was first found in Northumberland
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the manor and Castle of Wark, from very ancient times, before the Norman Conquest
, and showed allegiance to the Bishop of Durham
. Henry Percy secured the Castle of Warkworth from Edward III in 1327. He was the Commander at Hallidon Hill and Nevill's Cross. Today Warkworth Castle is a ruined medieval building in Warkworth, Northumberland.
Early History of the Warkwithay family
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Warkwithay Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Warkwithay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Warkwithay family to Ireland
Some of the Warkwithay family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Warkwithay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Wark who settled in Georgia in 1775; David Wark arrived in Pennsylvania in 1813; Alexander Wark arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; along with Archibald, John, James, Robert, Sam, and William..