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The Wolscot surname is a habitational name derived from the place name Woolcot in Somerset, which in turn is thought to come from the Middle English words "wolle," meaning "spring," and "cot" meaning a cottage or shelter.

Wolscot Early Origins



The surname Wolscot was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Wolscot Spelling Variations


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Wolscot Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woolcott, Woolacott, Wolcott, Wolcotte, Woolcotte and others.

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Wolscot Early History


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Wolscot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wolscot research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1679, 1767, 1751 and 1754 are included under the topic Early Wolscot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wolscot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wolscot Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wolscot 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: Henry Wolcott arrived in Nantasket Massachusetts with seven relatives in 1630; Francis Woolcott arrived in Philadelphia in 1852; Thomas Wolcott arrived in Philadelphia in 1781.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. 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.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Wolscot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wolscot 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 7 August 2016 at 08:23.

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