Toward History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Toward family

The surname Toward was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, in the parish of Dunoon where they held a family seat at Castle Toward.

Important Dates for the Toward family

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Toward Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Toward, Towart and others.

Early Notables of the Toward family (pre 1700)

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Toward migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Toward Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Toward, who settled in Maryland in 1714
  • John Toward, who landed in Maryland in 1714 [1]

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  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)
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