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Woodall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Woodall family


The surname Woodall was first found in North Yorkshire at Woodale, a hamlet in Coverdale in the Yorkshire Dales. The place name dates back to 1223 where it was listed as Wulvedale and literally meant "valley frequented by wolves." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Alternatively, the family could have originated in Woodhall, a parish, in the union of Horncastle, S. division of the wapentake of Gartree, parts of Lindsey in Lincolnshire. Woodhall is also a hamlet in the parish of Harthill, union of Worksop, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill in the West Riding of Yorkshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Another source underlines this latter entry noting the the name denotes "one who came from Woodale (wolves's valley), in Yorkshire; dweller at the hall by the wood. " [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print

As far as early entries in various rolls is concerned, The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 listed Adam de Wodhall and the Howdenshire (now in the East Riding of Yorkshire) Poll Tax Rolls listed Matilda atte Wodhall there in 1379. [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)


Early History of the Woodall family


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Woodall Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodall, Woodhall, Woodhull and others.

Early Notables of the Woodall family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: John Woodall (1556?-1643), English surgeon, born about 1556, the son of Richard Woodall of Warwick and his wife Mary. "He began life as a military surgeon in Lord Willoughby's regiment in 1591, and afterwards lived abroad at Stoad in Germany, and, knowing German well, acted as interpreter to an embassy sent thither by Queen Elizabeth. He remained eight years in Germany, travelling also in France and in Poland, where he practised the cure of the plague. In 1599 he was admitted to...
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Migration of the Woodall family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Woodall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Woodall, who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Henry Woodall, who arrived in Virginia in 1623 [5]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)
  • John and Thomas Woodall, who settled in Virginia in 1636
  • Thomas Woodall, who landed in Virginia in 1639 [5]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)
  • John Woodall, who arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1651
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Woodall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Woodall, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766

Woodall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Woodall, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [5]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)
  • Miss Woodall, aged 25, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Mr. G.H. Woodall, aged 27, who arrived in America, in 1894

Woodall Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Woodall, aged 23, who arrived in America from Bradford, England, in 1907
  • Joseph Woodall, aged 37, who arrived in America from Dudley, England, in 1907
  • Ethel Lucy Woodall, aged 50, who arrived in America from Birmingham, England, in 1907
  • Clara Woodall, aged 34, who arrived in America from Dudley, England, in 1908
  • Lawrence Woodall, aged 10, who arrived in America from Dudley, England, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Woodall (post 1700)


  • Frank Alley "Al" Woodall (b. 1945), American NFL football player
  • David Bradley Woodall (b. 1969), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Seth Woodall, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Johnston County, 1862-63 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. Ross Woodall, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paul A. Woodall, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard Woodall, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1956 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Darlene Woodall, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1996 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Annie Woodall, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Annabel Woodall, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 2012 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alfred Woodall, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1935 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  3. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  4. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  5. ^ 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)
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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