Early Origins of the Wattall family
Westmorland where they held a family seat. Little is known of the early history of the family until they migrated south to Cheshire in the vicinity of Chester. Thomas Walthall, the first in Cheshire, was directly descended from the Westmorland family. He married Margeret, the daughter of Sir William Stanley of Hooton.
Early History of the Wattall family
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Wattall Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Wattall, Whaltall, Whalthall, Waltall, Walthal and many more.
Early Notables of the Wattall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wattall family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Wattall were among those contributors:
Wattall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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