Early Origins of the Orten family
Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Orton, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Orten family
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Orten Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ortun, Orton, Ortone and others.
Early Notables of the Orten family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Orten family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Orton who settled in Virginia in 1654; Mr. Orton settled in Georgia in 1741; Thomas Orton landed in America in 1763; William Orton settled in Maryland in 1772.
Contemporary Notables of the name Orten (post 1700)
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