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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
  • James Auton (1879-1924), English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer from Hartlepool who played for West Hartlepool R.F.C. in 1904
  • Margaret Auton (b. 1951), British swimmer from Hartlepool who competed in three events at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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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. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. 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 5 December 2017 at 06:21.

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