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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. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. 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.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. 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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