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The name Woodstack is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in Woodstock, a town in the north-west part of Oxfordshire.

Woodstack Early Origins



The surname Woodstack was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat anciently, after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Woodstack Spelling Variations


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Woodstack Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Woodstack were recorded, including Woodstock, Woodstocke and others.

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Woodstack Early History


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Woodstack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodstack research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woodstack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodstack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodstack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Woodstack Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Woodstack family emigrate to North America: Robert Woodstock arrived in St. Christopher in 1635; John Woodstock arrived in Maryland in 1775.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Woodstack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodstack 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 28 May 2014 at 13:53.

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