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Wigginton Early Origins



The surname Wigginton was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Lennerlyde.

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Wigginton Spelling Variations


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Wigginton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wigston, Wigeton, Wiggeton, Wiggstone, Wigstone, Wigton, Wixton, Wickston, Wigginton, Wiggington, Wiginton, Wigginton, Wiginston, Wigingston and many more.

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Wigginton Early History


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Wigginton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wigginton research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1404 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Wigginton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wigginton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wigginton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wigginton 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:

Wigginton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Wigginton, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Wigginton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • P. W. Wigginton, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Peter W. Wigginton, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1909
  • George I. Wigginton, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Margarethe Wigginton, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Grace Wigginton, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wigginton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • George Wigginton, who landed in Prince Edward Island in 1817

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigginton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigginton (post 1700)



  • Brooks "Eliot" Wigginton (b. 1942), American writer, best known for his Foxfire books
  • Ron Wigginton (b. 1944), American artist and landscape architect
  • Ty Wigginton (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball player
  • Peter D. Wigginton (1839-1890), American politician
  • Peter Dinwiddie Wigginton (1839-1890), American politician, Representative from California 4th District, 1875-77, 1878-79; Candidate for Governor of California, 1886
  • Randy Wigginton, one of Apple Computer's first employees, creator of MacWrite and Full Impact

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Wigginton Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wigginton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wigginton 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 21 April 2016 at 19:14.

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