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Where did the English Trenton family come from? What is the English Trenton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Trenton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Trenton family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Trentham, Trentam, Trentom, Trentem and others.
First found in Staffordshire 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 year 1250 when John of Trentham was prior of Trentham.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trenton research. Another 221 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1627, 1455, 1487, 1487, 1519, 1512, 1515, 1515, 1547, 1536, 1538, 1587, 1575, 1605 and 1601 are included under the topic Early Trenton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 109 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trenton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Trenton Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Trenton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trenton 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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