in parishes by the name of Easton in Suffolk
Early Origins of the Eastow family
The surname Eastow 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 Eastow family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eastow 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 Eastow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Eastow Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Eastow occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Easton, Eastone, Eastown, Eastton, Eastoun, Eastowne, Easttone and many more.
Early Notables of the Eastow 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 Eastow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Eastow family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Eastow, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Eastow Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- William Eastow, who landed in Hampton, NH in 1638 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)