Lindon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lindon family

The surname Lindon was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Lindon family

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Lindon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lynden, Lyndene, Lyndenes, Lyndens, Lyndenn, Lynnden, Lyndden, van Lynden, Lyndon, Lyndan, van der Linden, Linden, Lindon and many more.

Early Notables of the Lindon family (pre 1700)

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Lindon migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Henry Lindon, who settled in New Haven, CT sometime between 1620 and 1650
  • Augustine Lindon, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1652 [1]
  • John Lindon, who arrived in New Haven, Connecticut in 1667 [1]
  • Mary Lindon, who landed in Virginia in 1697 [1]
Lindon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Catherine Lindon, who settled in America in 1757
  • Catharine Lindon, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1776
  • Catharine Lindon, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1776 [1]
Lindon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Michael Lindon, aged 24, who arrived in New York in 1812 [1]
  • Felex Lindon, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1830
  • Thomas Lindon, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1853 [1]
  • Frederick Lindon, who settled in Detroit in 1872

Lindon migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • George Lindon, who arrived in Ontario in 1861

Lindon migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Lindon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Cole Lindon, (b. 1842), aged 20, English farm labourer from Devonshire travelling from London aboard the ship "Zealandia" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 23rd May 1862 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindon (post 1700)

  • Sir Leonard Lindon, Surgeon, Adelaide Australia
  • Arthur Lindon, Town Official, Old Westbury, N. Y
  • Lindon Oscar Crow (1933-2018), American NFL football cornerback who played from 1955 to 1964

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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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
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