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Wollkensher Early Origins



The surname Wollkensher was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.

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Wollkensher Spelling Variations


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Wollkensher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walkinshaw, Walkingshaw and others.

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Wollkensher Early History


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Wollkensher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wollkensher research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1560, 1671, 1731, 1720 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Wollkensher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wollkensher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wollkensher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wollkensher 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 or some of its variants were: Alexander Walkinshaw arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Wollkensher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wollkensher 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 27 September 2013 at 14:05.

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