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Early Origins of the Benting family

The surname Benting 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." [1]

Early History of the Benting family

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Benting Spelling Variations

Although the name, Benting, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Benton, Bentoun, Bentown, Benintone and others.

Early Notables of the Benting family (pre 1700)

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United States Benting migration to the United States +

Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Benting family name Benting, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Benting Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Benting, who landed in Virginia in 1639 [2]

  1. Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. 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) on Facebook