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Wheelright Early Origins



The surname Wheelright was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times before the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Wheelright Spelling Variations


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Wheelright Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wheelwright, Wheelright and others.

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Wheelright Early History


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Wheelright Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wheelright research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1361, 1592 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Wheelright History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wheelright Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wheelright Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wheelright 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: John Wheelwright who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1631; Eben Wheelwright settled in Portland Maine, in 1820; Catherine Wheelwright settled in Nantucket, Mass. in 1823.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wheelright (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wheelright (post 1700)



  • Henry B. Wheelright, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Res non Verba
Motto Translation: Deeds, not Words.


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Wheelright Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. 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.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    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. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Wheelright Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wheelright 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 22 April 2016 at 13:59.

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