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Wilkey Early Origins



The surname Wilkey was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066, and were Lords of the manor of Ellington House and Blackheath in that shire.

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Wilkey Spelling Variations


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Wilkey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilkie, Wilkey, Wilky, Willeke and others.

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Wilkey Early History


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Wilkey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wilkey research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1563, 1574, 1591 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Wilkey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilkey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilkey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wilkey 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:

Wilkey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Wilkey, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • John Wilkey, who landed in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685

Wilkey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Wilkey, who arrived in New York in 1800

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilkey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilkey (post 1700)



  • Samuel Lee Wilkey (b. 1938), former American head college football coach for the Sterling Warriors, Kansas
  • Robert D. "Rob" Wilkey (b. 1956), American politician, Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives (1996-)
  • Violet Wilkey (1903-1976), American silent film child actor
  • Malcolm R Wilkey (1918-2009), American Assistant U.S. Attorney General

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Wilkey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Wilkey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilkey 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 4 September 2014 at 08:25.

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