Early Origins of the Clopdon family
Warwickshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when James Clopton held the manor of Clopton up to 1275.
Early History of the Clopdon family
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Clopdon Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Clopton, Cloppston, Clopston, Cloptone, Clopdon, Clopden and many more.
Early Notables of the Clopdon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clopdon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Clopton, who arrived in America between the years 1600-1675; William Clopton, who was on record in Virginia in 1673; as well as William A. Clopton, who settled in Texas in 1837..
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