Surnames I Seek

* Indicates a direct line ancestor


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Allen / Allan*
  • Virginia - 1793
  • Clark County, Kentucky - 1844
  • Sumner, Tennessee - 1850
  • Winchester, Kentucky - 1876
  • Jefferson County, Kentucky -1900 
  • Jackson County, Missouri - 1926 
  • Summit County, Ohio - 1938
Meaning: 
Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Allen. This is the more common spelling of the name in Scotland and northern England; in Scotland it is often found as an English form of the Gaelic name McAllen (see McAllan). Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press, Last Name Meaning and Origins (http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts accessed September 10, 2014)
Baudermann*
  • Kelpsau, Krautheim, Baden-Wurtemburg, Germany - 1788
  • Essex County, NJ - 1852
  • Middlesex, NJ - 1920
  • Jackson County, MO - 1941
  • Somerset, NJ 1962


Meaning: Unknown at this time.

Brimson*
  • London, England -1838
  • Mere, Wiltshire, England - 1850
  • Saint Lawrence County, New York - 1860
  • Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas - 1900
  • Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas - 1908

Meaning: Unknown at this time.

Conlin
  • Roscommon Ireland - 1828
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio - 1856
  • Audrain County, Missouri - 1860
  • Linn County, Missouri - 1870
Evingham/Everingham*
  • Hardin County, Ohio - 1875
  • Livingston County, Illinois - 1898
  • Buffalo County, Nebraska - 1910
Fritze*
  • Westphalia, Prussia - 1828
Gaines
  • Clark County, Kentucky - 1897
  • Oldham County, Kentucky - 1897
Gilpin*
  • Trumbull County, Ohio - 1831
  • Livingston County, Illinois - 1855
Greenstreet
  • Sullivan County, Missouri - 1874
  • Will County, Illinois - 1891
  • Pettis County, Missouri - 1896
  • Douglas County, Kansas - 1899
Hart*
  • Clark County, Kentucky - 1876
  • Jackson County, Missouri - 1910
Hemmer*
  • Baden-Wurtemburg, Germany - 1807
Lucking*
  • Westphalia, Prussia - 1825
  • Newark, NJ - 1855
McGowan
  • Ireland - 1836
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio - 1856
  • Audrain County, Missouri - 1860
  • Linn County, Missouri - 1870

Merys*
  • London, England -1833
  • Rensselaer County, New York - 1864
  • Douglas County, Kansas - 1904
Mills
  • Washington County, Kentucky - 1831
  • Monroe County, Missouri - 1866
  • Linn County, Missouri

Scott*
  • Winchester County, Kentucky - 1840
Smith*
  • Jefferson County, Ohio - 1832
  • Livingston County Illinois - 1855
Varnum*
  • Rockingham County, New Hampshire - 1834
Winship*
  • Rockingham County, New Hampshire - 1862
  • Jackson County, Missouri - 1888
Wolpert*
  •   Klepsau, Baden, Germany - 1788