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Bonthirn Early Origins



The surname Bonthirn was first found in Northumberland where the name was originally Bontaveron. They moved north into Scotland where they settled about 1300 in Fife.

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Bonthirn Early History


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Bonthirn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonthirn research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1548, 1617, 1643 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Bonthirn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonthirn Spelling Variations


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Bonthirn 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. Bonthirn occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Bonthron, Bonthrone, Bontaverone, Bontavern, Bonthorne, Bonthorn, Bonython and many more.

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Bonthirn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonthirn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Bonthirn, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Richard Bonython who settled in Maine in 1629.

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