marshall coat of arms

Marshall Coat of Arms / Marshall Family Crest

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marshall, Marshal, Marescal, Marshale and others.First found in Wiltshire, where they established themselves after the Norman Conquest.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Marshall, who arrived in Virginia in 1621; Charle Marshall, who arrived in Virginia in 1623; Ffrancis Marshall, who arrived in New England in 1634 aboard the “Christian.

(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)

Suggested Readings for the name Marshall
Forebears and Descendants of an Early Houston Family by Maudie Marie Holt Marshall, A History of the Marshall and Related Families by Wallace Marshall, Marshall Pioneers and Their Descendants Across Canada and the United States by Joan Jowsey.
Some noteworthy people of the name Marshall

  • Penny Marshall, American actress
  • Garry Marshall, American film producer
  • EG Marshall, American actor
  • John Marshall (1755-1835), American jurist
  • Paule Marshall (b. 1929), American author
  • Peter Marshall (1902-1949), American Presbyterian clergyman
  • Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), English economist
  • Sir John Hubert Marshall (1876-1958), English archaeologist
  • John Marshall (1755-1835), 4th chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Sir Guy Anstruther Marshall, British entomologist
  • William Marshall (1748-1833), Scottish fiddler/composer
  • William Calder Marshall (1813-1894), Scottish sculptor