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Easton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



in parishes by the name of Easton in Suffolk, Wiltshire, Essex, Somerset and Leicester.

Early Origins of the Easton family


The surname Easton was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very early times. The name was derived from the practice of the naming of the east "ton" or part of the village. It first appeared in the Domesday Book in Norfolk and Lincolnshire in the year 1086 A.D.

Early History of the Easton family


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Easton Spelling Variations


The name, Easton, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Easton, Eastone, Eastown, Eastton, Eastoun, Eastowne, Easttone and many more.

Early Notables of the Easton family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Nicholas Easton (c. 1593-1675), English settler to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634, an early colonial President and Governor of Rhode Island; John Easton (1624-1705), 15th Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (1690-1695); Charles Eyston (1667-1721), an...
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Migration of the Easton family to the New World and Oceana


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 Easton surname who came to North America were:

Easton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Easton who purchased land in New England in 1620
  • Nicholas Easton, who settled in Newport Rhode Island in 1630
  • Mrs. Easton, who settled in Massachusetts in 1633
  • Nicholas Easton, who arrived in America in 1633 [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)
  • Joseph Easton, who landed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635 [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)
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Easton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Easton, who arrived in Virginia in 1702 [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)
  • John Easton, who settled in Maryland in 1719
  • Coln Easton, who landed in New York in 1797 [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)

Easton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Easton, who landed in New York in 1822 [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)
  • William Easton, who settled in New Orleans in 1823
  • Ephraim Easton, who landed in New York in 1833 [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)
  • Frederick Easton, who arrived in New York in 1844 [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)
  • Grace Easton, who landed in New York, NY in 1845 [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)
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Easton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mary Easton, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Robert Easton, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Benjamin Easton U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Easton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Easton, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Easton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Easton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eliza" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Eliza.htm
  • Caroline Easton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eliza" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Eliza.htm
  • H. Easton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  • Alexander Easton, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.

Easton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John R. Easton, aged 24, a painter, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Elizabeth R. Easton, aged 23, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • William George Easton, aged 1, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • David Easton, aged 44, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
  • Jane Easton, aged 30, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
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Contemporary Notables of the name Easton (post 1700)


  • Roger L Easton (b. 1921), American scientist, principal inventor and designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS), awarded the National Medal of Technology by George W. Bush, inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2010
  • Daryl Easton (1955-2017), known professionally as Daryl, an American magician based in Las Vegas, known as "The Magician's Magician"
  • Amos Easton (1905-1968), American blues musician better known as Bumble Bee Slim
  • Brian Easton (b. 1943), New Zealand economist
  • Robert Easton (1898-1987), British bass singer and teacher
  • Lieutenant Jack Maynard Cholmondeley Easton GC (1906-1994), British officer awarded the George Cross for his gallantry in defusing a bomb which had fallen on Hoxton, in the East End of London, during the Blitz on the 17th of October 1940
  • David Easton (b. 1917), Canadian political scientist
  • Sheena Easton (b. 1959), Scottish recording artist
  • Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984), American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ansel Adams. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Ansel Adams. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansel_Adams
  • Bret Easton Ellis (b. 1964), American author

Historic Events for the Easton family



HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. George Eric Easton (b. 1920), English Supply Assistant from Plymouth, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died in the sinking [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

HMS Royal Oak

  • Francis Easton (1922-1939), British Boy 1st Class with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Eliza.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  5. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.
  6. ^ Ansel Adams. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Ansel Adams. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansel_Adams
  7. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
  8. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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