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

Early Origins of the Estown family


The surname Estown 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.

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Early History of the Estown family

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Early History of the Estown family


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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 Estown History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Estown Spelling Variations

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Estown Spelling Variations


Although the name, Estown, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Easton, Eastone, Eastown, Eastton, Eastoun, Eastowne, Easttone and many more.

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Early Notables of the Estown family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Estown 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 Estown family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Estown 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Estown family name Estown, or who bore a variation of the surname 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.

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