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Where did the English Pointing family come from? What is the English Pointing family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pointing family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pointing family history?There is a Poyntington village in north west Dorset, England,
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pointington, Pointingdon, Pontington, Poyntingdon, Bontington, Boitington, Pontinton, Bontinton, Pointing, Ponting, Puntington, Portington and many more.
First found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pointing research. Another 310 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1377, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Pointing History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 25 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pointing Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pointing Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Pointing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pointing 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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