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Where did the Scottish Glenton family come from? What is the Scottish Glenton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Glenton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Glenton family history?Though hidden in the annals of history, the chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the Norman surname Glenton which ranks as one of the oldest. The history of the name is interwoven within the colorful plaid of Scottish history and is an intrinsic part of the heritage of this ancient nation.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Clinton, Glinton, Clintone and others.
First found in Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glenton research. Another 361 words(26 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1330, 1378, 1431, 1512, 1572, and 1585 are included under the topic Early Glenton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 29 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glenton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Glenton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words(7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelius Clinton who settled in Virginia in 1656; Edward Clinton settled in Barbados in 1654; Joseph Clinton settled in St. Christopher in 1635; John Clinton settled in New England in 1753.
The Glenton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glenton 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.
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