Early Origins of the Warkword family
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 Warkword family
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Warkword Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wark, Warke, Warkworth and others.
Early Notables of the Warkword family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Warkword family to Ireland
Some of the Warkword family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Warkword 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..
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