in parishes by the name of Easton in Suffolk
Early Origins of the Eastoune family
The surname Eastoune 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 the year 1086 A.D.
Early History of the Eastoune family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eastoune research.Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1273, 1200, 1593, 1675, 1634, 1624, 1705, 1690, 1695, 1667, 1721, 1570, 1620, 1611, 1614, 1602 and 1612 are included under the topic Early Eastoune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Eastoune Spelling Variations
The name Eastoune, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Easton, Eastone, Eastown, Eastton, Eastoun, Eastowne, Easttone and many more.
Early Notables of the Eastoune 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... Another 108 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eastoune Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Eastoune family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland
, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. 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." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Eastoune family, or who bore a variation of the surname Eastoune were Nicholas Easton who purchased land in New England
in 1620; and William Easton who landed in Virginia in 1663; Mrs. Easton settled in Massachusetts in 1633.