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Temple Genealogy and Temple Family History Information

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  • Abraham Temple (c.1600 - c.1640)
    Abraham Temple was in Salem, Mass., in 1636. He was the first of the name on American soil. His first assignment of land was evidently five acres. November 21, 1638, five acres additional were granted ...
  • Alice Hassell (c.1665 - d.)
    From "" Married Christopher Temple " Jacob KENDALL Sr. and Alice HASSELL were married on 10 January 1695 in Woburn, Middlesex Cty., Ma.. Alice HASSELL was born about 166...
  • Alice Temple (c.1443 - 1500)
    Source: Gallup Genealogy 2009 edition, Vol 1.
  • Ann Coldham (deceased)
  • Anne Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, Duchess of Buckingham and Chandos (1779 - 1836)
    Her baptism info, according to website, gives her birth date as 22 October 1779 Links:

About the Temple surname

The ancient surname Temple is indisputably associated with the Knight Templars, crusaders of the 12th century. For most name holders it is of early medieval English or French origin. Temple can apply to a horse soldier employed as a Templar, or someone who worked at the knights headquarters known as the Temple. In England the surname Temple was also given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was built on land belonging to the Templars.

The surname may also be of Scottish locational origin, from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, so called because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Variations: Temple, Tempel, Tempell, Temprell