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Doten Early Origins



The surname Doten was first found in Devon at Dotton, which was listed as Otrit in the Domesday Book of 1086. At that time, there was land enough for 2 ploughs and comprised about 2 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture. It was held by Baldwin the Sheriff. The village or parish has since been lost but the family name was first referenced in the year 1240 when William de Dotton held estates there. Dotton is also listed in Somerset about the same time as a mill on the River Otter and this mill continued in operation from about 1100 through 1960 when it was demolished. Dotton, Somerset is now little more than a farm about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from the mouth of the Otter.

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Doten Spelling Variations


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Doten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dotton, Dotten, Dottin, Doten and others.

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Doten Early History


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Doten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doten research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1286, 1455, 1487, 1539, 1599, 1655, 1620, 1626, 1643, 1627 and 1633 are included under the topic Early Doten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doten Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include William Dotton who was listed as a canon on 21 July 1539. Edward Doty ( c. 1599-1655) was a passenger on the historic 1620 voyage of the Mayflower as a servant...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doten 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:

Doten Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Doten, who arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1668

Doten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Doten, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doten (post 1700)



  • Samuel H. Doten, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1879-81
  • Rebecca Doten, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    11. ...

    The Doten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doten 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 15 September 2016 at 07:20.

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