Early Origins of the Matren family
The surname Matren was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony
where the name Martin was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Matren family
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Matren Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Martin, Martinn, Martins, Martinnes, Martinns, Marttin, Marttins, Marttines, Martines, Martinss, Marrtin, Marrttin, Martine, Marttine and many more.
Early Notables of the Matren family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Matren family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Marttin, who settled in Virginia in 1623; John Marttin, who settled in Virginia in 1626; Richard Maton, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Nicholas Maton, who came to Virginia in 1638.