• Autor: Isaac Stevens Metcalf
  • Editor: Forgotten Books
  • Last data published: 27 September 2015
  • ISBN: 1332292992
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  • Number of page: 68 pages
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Description Metcalf Genealogy de Isaac Stevens Metcalf:

Excerpt from Metcalf Genealogy There has been much speculation about the origin of the name Metcalf. The original seat of the family was in the North and Northwest part of Yorkshire, in England. The name is found in the old records spelled variously: Metkalff, Medcalffe, Mydcalfe, Medcalf, Mede calfe, Meitcalve, Medecafe, Metecalfe, and many others. The name is still a very common one in Yorkshire, where it was, and is yet sometimes pronounced "Mecca." The traditions are that the early Metcalfs were as a race unusually large, strong men. There is a familiar story of the strong-armed hero who twisted the neck of a ferocious bull, and reported that he "Met a calf over there," and so was called the Man who Meta Calf, or the Metcalf. In later times, Rev. B. E. Metcalf, Rector of Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, writes that he knew in Mukar, Craven, Yorkshire, eight families of Metcalfs, one a father and seven sons, and all very large men, over six feet tall. Craven is an old Metcalf district in Yorkshire. Whittaker's "History of Craven" derives the name Metcalf from the old Saxon "Mechalgh," halgh meaning a tract of land and Mechalgh, the Men of Mee's land. Another derivation is perhaps more probable. There are in Craven, twelve miles southeast of Dent, three hills, or a small mountain with three peaks, now called the Pennegent hills, but long known as the Three Calves. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Information about mcdougal should not be discovered or even may be taken off for the ask for of your writer. You may may be interested in various other textbooks with the Isaac Stevens Metcalf. We had been in a position to collect many of the nearly all iformatsii for you personally. Regarding copy writers: this site doesn't include open public accessibility your publications on the web sites solely preliminary details about the hem ebook. If you feel that site will be infringing, be sure to email us regarding this needless to say really the publisher of them books, i will instantly eliminate web pages in our web site.

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