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Pont History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Pont family


The surname Pont was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where a branch of the family was traced to ancient times.

Early History of the Pont family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pont research.
Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1067, 1356, and 1741 are included under the topic Early Pont History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pont Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pons, Pond, Pont, Ponz, Puintz, le Pons, le Ponz, la Pons, la Ponz, de Pons, de Ponz, Pounz, Ponze, Ponse, Paun, Pauns, Paunse, Paunz, Pountz and many more.

Early Notables of the Pont family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pont family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pont Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Vieu Pont, who landed in New York, NY in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Pont Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fernando Pont, aged 20, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francis Pont, who landed in Mississippi in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Jorge Pont, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1862 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joachim Pont, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1878 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Pont (post 1700)


  • Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935), American industrialist
  • John Pont, American college football coach
  • Vincent Pont, American Planner
  • Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1926), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1908, 1912; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1906-17; Defeated, 1916 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Francis Victor du Pont (b. 1894), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1944, 1948; Member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Francis I. du Pont, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Wilmington, Delaware, 1913 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ethel Hallock du Pont, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1924, 1928; Member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1924 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Eleuthere I. du Pont, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Denise M. Du Pont, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Montana State House of Representatives 58th District, 2010 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Irénée du Pont (1797-1869), American politician, Member of Delaware State Senate, 1841-44, 1853-56 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 10 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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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