Early Origins of the Bentoun family
The surname Bentoun 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 Bentoun family
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Bentoun Spelling Variations
The name Bentoun, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Benton, Bentoun, Bentown, Benintone and others.
Early Notables of the Bentoun family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bentoun family to Ireland
Some of the Bentoun family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bentoun family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland
, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. 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." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Bentoun family, or who bore a variation of the surname Bentoun 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.