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Winchell Early Origins



The surname Winchell was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times at Winscheill near Duns, 12 miles west of Berwick on Tweed, in that shire. Notable in Berwickshire is Duns Castle.

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Winchell Spelling Variations


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Winchell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Winchell, Winchel, Winshell, Wynchell, Wynshell, Wynchel, Wynchil and many more.

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Winchell Early History


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Winchell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winchell research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1280 is included under the topic Early Winchell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winchell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winchell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Winchell 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:

Winchell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joe Winchell settled in New England in 1635 with Elizabeth his mother
  • Elizabeth Winchell, aged 52, landed in New England in 1635
  • Jo Winchell, aged 13, arrived in New England in 1635
  • Robert Winchell settled in Virginia in 1653
  • Robert Winchell, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winchell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winchell (post 1700)



  • Newton Horace Winchell (1839-1914), American geologist and author, best known for his six-volume The Geology of Minnesota: Final Report of the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota
  • Alexander Winchell (1824-1891), American geologist and author
  • James Winchell, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1802-03
  • J. Rice Winchell, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909
  • J. M. Winchell, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1856
  • George Winchell, American Republican politician, Mayor of Ionia, Michigan, 1908
  • G. Winchell, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 22nd District, 1873-75
  • Bryant C. Winchell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916
  • John P. Winchell, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Cornwall; Elected 1906
  • Joseph R. Winchell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868; Postmaster at Hannibal, Missouri, 1876-77
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Winchell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winchell 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 26 January 2016 at 09:29.

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