Early Origins of the Bendombe family
The surname Bendombe was first found in Warwickshire
at Binton, a parish, in the union of Stratford-Upon-Avon, Stratford division of the hundred
of Barlichway. "This place is written Benintone in Domesday Book
, and a family of the same name were lords of the manor during several reigns." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Bendombe family
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Bendombe Spelling Variations
The name, Bendombe, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Benton, Bentoun, Bentown, Benintone and others.
Early Notables of the Bendombe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bendombe family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Bendombe surname who came to North America were: Abigail Benton who settled in Virginia in 1642; George Benton settled in Barbados in 1669; Isabel Benton in Virginia in 1642; Robert in Virginia in 1635.