Ault History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Ault family

The surname Ault was first found in Basel, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

Important Dates for the Ault family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ault research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1616, 1782, 1568, 1633, 1593, 1617 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Ault History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ault Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Alt, Alte, Altte, Altt, Allte, Ault, Aulte, Aultt and many more.

Early Notables of the Ault family (pre 1700)

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ault Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ault migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ault Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Ault Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Ault, who landed in America in 1795 [1]

Ault migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ault Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Corn's Ault, U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 353 on board the "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River New York [2]
  • Mr. Everhart Ault, U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who settled in Eastern District, Upper Canada c. 1783 [2]
  • Mr. Johannes Ault, U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]
  • Mr. Johannes Ault, U.E., aka "John", United Empire Loyalist, who settled in Matilda [South Dundas], Ontario c. 1783 [2]
  • Mr. John Ault, Sr., U.E., United Empire Loyalist, who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ault migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ault Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Josiah Ault, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Stebonheath" in 1849 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Ault (post 1700)

  • George Copeland Ault (1891-1948), American painter
  • Doug Ault (1950-2004), American Major League Baseball player
  • Chris Ault (b. 1946), head coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team
  • William Bowen Ault (1898-1942), commander in the United States Navy during World War II and a posthumous recipient of the Navy Cross [4]
  • William A. Ault, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Ohio State House of Representatives from Medina County, 1897; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904 [5]
  • Otto T. Ault, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1948-53 [5]
  • Henry W. Ault, American politician, Mayor of Elyria, Ohio, 1951-53 [5]
  • Donald L. Ault, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 [5]
  • Becky Ault, American politician, Mayor of Centralia, Illinois, 2007 [5]
  • Warren Ault (1886-1989), American historian and Rhodes Scholar
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEBONHEATH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Stebonheath.htm
  4. ^ William Ault. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William Ault. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_B._Ault
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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