Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Emberton in Buckinghamshire.
Early Origins of the Emmerton family
Buckinghamshire at Emberton, a parish, in the union of Newport-Pagnell, hundred of Newport. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. The chapelry of Embleton in Durham was an alternate origin of the family. "This place, anciently called Elmdene from its deep hollow glen abounding with elms, gave name to a family that became resident here about the commencement of the 13th century." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. And it is here that the first record of the family was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1230 as Roger de Emilton. Almost one hundred years later, Richard de Embeldon was listed in the same area in 1326. Norman de Embleton was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland in 1332. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) Embleton is also a parish, in the union of Alnwick in Northumberland.
Early History of the Emmerton family
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Emmerton Spelling Variations
spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Emmerton has been spelled many different ways, including Emerton, Emberton, Emmerton and others.
Early Notables of the Emmerton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Emmerton family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Emmertons to arrive in North America:
Emmerton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Emmerton (post 1700)
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