Bonthreand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bonthreand family
The surname Bonthreand was first found in Northumberland where the name was originally Bontaveron. They moved north into Scotland where they settled about 1300 in Fife.
Early History of the Bonthreand family
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Bonthreand Spelling Variations
The name, Bonthreand, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Bonthron, Bonthrone, Bontaverone, Bontavern, Bonthorne, Bonthorn, Bonython and many more.
Early Notables of the Bonthreand family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bonthreand family
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 Bonthreand surname who came to North America were: Richard Bonython who settled in Maine in 1629.