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Wimberly History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Wimberly surname is most likely of Anglo-Saxon origin, and in its earliest forms appeared as Wynderlick and similar variants.

Early Origins of the Wimberly family


The surname Wimberly was first found in Winmarleigh, Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times. The Domesday Book lists a Wimbald and his four sons, as well as several listings of the name of Wimbaldlai. Bearers of this family name came to own land in Cheshire and Lancaster. During the reign of Henry III (1216-1272,) Gregory de Wimberley held lands in Lancashire, known as Winmarleigh. In 1344, a Thomas de Wimbersley, styled "le Gentil," became a part owner of the Winmarleigh manor.

Early History of the Wimberly family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wimberly research.
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Wimberly Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wimbaldesley, Wymbaldesley, Wimbaldsley, Wimbaldeslegh, Wimberley, Wimbersley, Wimberleigh, Wymbersley, Wemberesley, Whimberley, Winmarleigh, Wimbley, Wembly, Winberry, Wimberly and many more.

Early Notables of the Wimberly family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wimberly family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wimberly Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Wimberly, who received a land grant of 300 acres in Nansemond County, Virginia in 1672 and an additional 400 acre land grant in 1673 for paying the passage of other persons to the Virginia Colony
  • William Wimberly and Peter Wimberly, who arrived in Virginia in 1672 as indentured servants of Thomas Milner, who received his land grant on Dumplin Island, Nansemond County

Wimberly Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mitter Wimberly, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Marie Luise Wimberly, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Brown Wimberly, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • Robert W. Wimberly, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1922
  • William Wimberly, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Wimberly (post 1700)


  • Shirley G. Wimberly (d. 1963), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1942, 1946; District Judge in Louisiana, 1956-63 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas C. Wimberly Jr., American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 23rd District, 1966, 1968 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paullette Sims Wimberly (b. 1945), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1988 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John D. Wimberly, American politician, Mayor of Kingsport, Tennessee, 1954-55 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lorris M. Wimberly, American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jesse Wimberly, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. Rush Wimberly, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harrington Wimberly, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944; Oklahoma Democratic State Chair, 1945 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold Wimberly, American Democrat politician, Member of Tennessee Democratic State Executive Committee, 1939; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George E. Wimberly, American politician, Mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, 1971-72, 1975-76 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Wimberly


  • Wimberly Family History by Vera Meek Wimberly.
  • The Descendants of Joseph Ratcliff of Bienville Parish, Louisiana: Including the Families of Jeter, Wimberly, daivs, Dubberly, Wood, Hardy, Carmichael, Mathews, Norris, McKinney by Jane Calncy Debenport.

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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