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Weatherford Early Origins



The surname Weatherford was first found in Cambridgeshire 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 year 1273 when Roger and Geoffrey Wethersfield held estates in that shire.

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Weatherford Spelling Variations


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Weatherford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wethersfield, Wetherfield, Weatherfield, Weathersfield, Wetterfield, Weatterfield, Weatherford, Wetherford, Wetterford and many more.

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Weatherford Early History


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Weatherford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weatherford research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Weatherford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weatherford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weatherford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weatherford 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 were:

Weatherford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Asa Weatherford, aged 28, arrived in Key West, Fla in 1837
  • Jeremiah Weatherford, aged 30, landed in Key West, Fla in 1837

Weatherford Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • W.D. Weatherford, who emigrated to America, in 1909
  • John Weatherford, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • William Weatherford, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Anna Weatherford, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1913
  • Blanche Weatherford, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherford (post 1700)



  • Zadoc Lorenzo Weatherford (1888-1983), American Democrat politician, Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Member of Alabama State Senate, 1939-40; U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1940-41
  • Will Weatherford, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008
  • Wilda Weatherford, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956
  • Wade Stackhouse Weatherford Jr., American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate 5th District, 1967; resigned 1967; Circuit Judge in South Carolina 7th Circuit; Elected 1967
  • Samuel Weatherford, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956
  • Robert P. Weatherford Jr., American Democrat politician, Mayor of Independence, Missouri, 1951-57
  • Marion T. Weatherford, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1958
  • Larry Weatherford, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 2000
  • William "Red Eagle" Weatherford (1780-1781), Creek chief of the Upper Creek towns who led the Red Sticks offensive in the Creek War against the United States (18131814)
  • Will W. Weatherford (b. 1979), American Representative in the House of Representatives
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Weatherford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weatherford 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 10 September 2016 at 23:11.

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