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Crayton Early Origins



The surname Crayton was first found in Devon 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 they held estates in that shire.

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Crayton Spelling Variations


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Crayton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Crathorne, Crawthorne, Craythorne, Creythorne, Creythorn, Craythorn and many more.

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Crayton Early History


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Crayton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crayton research. Another 330 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1538, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Crayton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crayton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crayton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crayton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crayton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Crayton, who arrived in Maryland in 1661 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Crayton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Crayton, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766

Crayton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Crayton, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • J Crayton, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • H. M. R. Crayton, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Crayton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louise Crayton, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Thomas Crayton, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Bessie Crayton, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Lulu Crayton, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1912
  • Robert Crayton, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1918
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crayton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crayton (post 1700)



  • James Edward Crayton, alias Too Sweet, American middleweight professional boxer from Nevada
  • Patrick Jamel Crayton (b. 1979), American NFL football wide receiver
  • Wesley Crayton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888, 1896, 1908, 1912, 1916 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Percy C. Crayton (1894-1988), American Republican politician, Postmaster at Anderson, South Carolina, 1932-37 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John W. Crayton, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis Crayton (b. 1977), Liberian footballer

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Crayton Historic Events


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Crayton Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Robert Crayton, British Seaman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Crayton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crayton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 28 October 2015 at 11:04.

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