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Where did the English Morten family come from? What is the English Morten family crest and coat of arms? When did the Morten family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Morten family history?

The surname Morten is a habitation name; derived from one of several places so named in England and Scotland. The place name was made up of the Old English elements "morr," meaning "marsh, or moor," and "tun," meaning en enclosure or settlement.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Morton, Moreton, Moretone, Morten, Mortyn and others.

First found in Wiltshire, where a Robert de Mortone was recorded in the Pipe Rolls for that county in 1130. As this name was formed from several different place names, entirely different lines of the Morten surname arose throughout Britain. Other early records of the name include: William de Morton, on record in 1218 in the Feet of Fines for Oxford; and Thomas Morton, on record in the Feet of Fines for Surrey in 1432-33.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morten research. Another 101 words(7 lines of text) covering the years 1420, 1500, 1486, 1487, 1493, 1420, 1500, 1486, 1500, 1662, 1626, 1627, 1699, 1661, 1564, 1659, 1637, 1698, 1616, 1685, 1645, 1685, 1641, 1715, 1705, 1716, 1721 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Morten History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 335 words(24 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the Morten family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 31 words(2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Morten Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • William Morten, who arrived in Virginia in 1623

Morten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Tobias Morten, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752

Morten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Mary Morten, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1849
  • Patrick Morten, aged 27, landed in New York in 1849

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  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Morten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morten Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 27 October 2010 at 13:52.

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