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Windel Early Origins



The surname Windel was first found in Lancashire at Windle with Hardshaw, a township, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby. "Before the reign of John, Windhull gave name to a family, of whom was Edusa, widow of Alan de Windhull, who obtained from that king a summons for her dower against Alan de Windhull, son of the former." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
By the reign of Edward III., the manor was held by William Boteler, but there is no record as to why the manor was lost. Another source shows in the year 1201, Alan de Windhull held estates at Windle.

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Windel Spelling Variations


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Windel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Windell, Windle, Windhull, Wyndel, Wyndell, Wyndle, Wyndhull, Windles, Wyndells and many more.

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Windel Early History


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Windel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Windel research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Windel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Windel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Windel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Windel 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:

Windel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Windel, who arrived in New York in 1709

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Contemporary Notables of the name Windel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Windel (post 1700)



  • Lynn Windel, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Oklahoma, 2008; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008; Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 2012
  • Donna Windel, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Windel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Windel 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 2 March 2016 at 15:28.

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