Early Origins of the Bentoomb family
The surname Bentoomb 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 Bentoomb family
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Bentoomb Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Bentoomb occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Benton, Bentoun, Bentown, Benintone and others.
Early Notables of the Bentoomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bentoomb family to Ireland
Some of the Bentoomb family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bentoomb family to the New World and Oceana
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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Bentoomb, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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.