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Watermill Early Origins



The surname Watermill was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

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Watermill Spelling Variations


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Watermill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waternill, Watermill, Water, Waterville, Wateville and many more.

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Watermill Early History


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Watermill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Watermill research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Watermill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Watermill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Watermill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Watermill 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: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Alexander Water went to Philadelphia in 1840 and S. Water went to San Francisco in 1852. Almost two hundred years earlier a Thomas Water is listed as having gone to Virginia sometime between 1654 and 1663. Hugh Water went to Virginia in 1662.

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Watermill Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Watermill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Watermill 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 28 March 2014 at 14:20.

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