Abetot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Abetot family
The surname Abetot was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. Urse de Abbetot of Abbetot in the Seine-Inf in Normandy, very powerful Baron, was granted land in Hereford, Worcestershire, and Gloucestershire and he was sheriff of the latter two counties in 1067. He built Malvern Priory. He also built Emley Castle. Urse was part of the King's council in 1073 and helped suppress the Earls of Hereford and Norfolk. The line continued for 600 years.
Early History of the Abetot family
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Abetot Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dabitott, Dabyton, Dabitot, Dabittot, Dabytot, Dabiton, Dabbiton, Dabbitot, Dabbitott, Abbetot, Abetot, Abbetott, Abbitot, Abitot, Ablott, Abilott, Ablet and many more.
Early Notables of the Abetot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Abetot family
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..