Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2014

Where did the English Roundtree family come from? What is the English Roundtree family crest and coat of arms? When did the Roundtree family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Roundtree family history?

The Roundtree surname comes from the Middle English word "rown" and the Old English word "tree;" meaning together, a "rowan tree." Thus the first to bear the name likely lived near such a tree.

 More

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rowntree, Rountree, Rowantree and others.

First found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roundtree research. Another 289 words(21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roundtree History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Roundtree Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the Roundtree family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 159 words(11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roundtree Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century


  • Elizabeth Roundtree, who arrived in Virginia in 1686

Roundtree Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • Charles Roundtree, who came to America in 1804
  • Charles Roundtree, aged 33, landed in Delaware in 1812
  • Owen Roundtree, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
  • Brian, James, John, Peter Roundtree all arrived in Philadelphia in 1856

 More

  • Richard Roundtree (b. 1942), American actor best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the film Shaft
  • Martha Roundtree (1911-1999), American pioneering broadcast journalist
  • Dovey Johnson Roundtree (b. 1914), African-American civil rights and criminal defense lawyer


 More

Popular Family Crest Products
 
Roundtree Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Roundtree Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Roundtree Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Roundtree Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Roundtree Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Roundtree Armorial History with Frame
Roundtree Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
More Family Crest Products
 More

 More

  1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  11. ...

The Roundtree Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roundtree 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.

This page was last modified on 17 December 2013 at 19:00.

2000-2014 Swyrich Corporation. See Terms of Use for details.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.


Sign Up


100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!