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Auton Early Origins



The surname Auton was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Orton, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Auton Spelling Variations


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Auton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ortun, Orton, Ortone and others.

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Auton Early History


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Auton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auton research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1224 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Auton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Auton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Auton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Auton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Orton who settled in Virginia in 1654; Mr. Orton settled in Georgia in 1741; Thomas Orton landed in America in 1763; William Orton settled in Maryland in 1772.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Auton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Auton (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Jesse Auton (1904-1952), American Chief of the Fighter Division, Strategic Air Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska (1950-1952) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Jesse Auton. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Auton/Jesse/USA.html

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Auton Family Crest Products


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Auton Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Jesse Auton. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Auton/Jesse/USA.html

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  4. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Auton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Auton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 16 June 2013 at 15:21.

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