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Witchell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Witchell family


The surname Witchell was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1322 when Richard Witchell held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Witchell family


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Witchell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Witchell, Wichell, Whitchild, Witchill, Wichill, Gwitchel, Gitchell, Gichell, Wichello and many more.

Early Notables of the Witchell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Witchell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Witchell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Witchell, aged 21, who arrived in Ohio in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Witchell, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Witchell (post 1700)


  • Nicholas Newton Henshall Witchell (b. 1953), British journalist

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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