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Where did the English Yeaton family come from? What is the English Yeaton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Yeaton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Yeaton family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yeadon, Yedon, Yeton, Yetton, Yeaton and others.
First found in Yorkshire 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 1226 when John of Yedon held lands.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeaton research. Another 258 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Yeaton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Yeaton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
The Yeaton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yeaton 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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