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Woodberry Early Origins



The surname Woodberry was first found in Northamptonshire 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 1194 when Alan Woodbery held lands.

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Woodberry Spelling Variations


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Woodberry Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodbery, Woodbury, Woddisbery, Woodisberry, Woodberry, Woddisberry, Woodburry, Woodborough, Woodborgh, Woddisbro, Woodbro, Wodeburg, Wodebury, Woodburgh, Woodbough, Woodberg and many more.

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Woodberry Early History


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Woodberry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodberry research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Woodberry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodberry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodberry Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Woodberry 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:

Woodberry Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Woodberry, who arrived in Maryland in 1669 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodberry (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodberry (post 1700)



  • Billy Woodberry (b. 1984), African-American director, best known for directing Bless Their Little Hearts
  • Terry Woodberry (b. 1963), former English-born, American soccer midfielder, member of the US Futsal National Team in 1992
  • Dr. J Dudley Woodberry (b. 1934), American dean emeritus and senior professor of missions at Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Missions
  • Steve Woodberry (b. 1971), retired American basketball player who played professionally in the Australian National Basketball League
  • Barry D. Woodberry, American ionospheric physicist with the South Pole Station winter party, 1966, eponym of the Woodberry Glacier, Antarctica
  • George Edward Woodberry Litt. D., LL. D. (1855-1930), American literary critic and poet
  • London Woodberry (b. 1991), American soccer player who played for the United States U18 National Team in 2009
  • Dennis Earl Woodberry (b. 1961), American former NFL football cornerback who played from 1984 to 1988
  • Doctor Joan Merle Woodberry AM (d. 2010), Australian author and teacher

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Woodberry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodberry 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 4 December 2014 at 07:48.

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