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Orton Early Origins



The surname Orton was first found in 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.

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Orton Spelling Variations


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Orton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ortun, Orton, Ortone and others.

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Orton Early History


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Orton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orton research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1224 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Orton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Orton, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1636 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Orton who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • James Orton, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Orton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christopher Orton, who landed in Georgia in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mr. Orton, who settled in Georgia in 1741
  • Thomas Orton, who landed in America in 1763
  • William Orton, who settled in Maryland in 1772

Orton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane and Maria Orton, who settled in New York State in 1822
  • Jane Orton, aged 26, who landed in America in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Maria Orton, aged 16, who landed in America in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Robert Orton, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1856

Orton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Orton, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Orton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Orton, who landed in Canada in 1836

Orton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Orton, English convict from Leicester, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Orton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Orton, aged 19, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orton (post 1700)



  • William Orton (1948-2009), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1991-97; Defeated, 1996; Member of Democratic National Committee from Utah, 2008
  • William Orton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872
  • Vrest Teachout Orton (1897-1986), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1952, 1956
  • Philo Orton, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Niagara counties, 1818-19
  • Jesse F. Orton, American politician, Dry Candidate for Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933
  • James Orton, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Herkimer County, 1819-20
  • J. J. Orton, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 20th District, 1927-34
  • H. G. Orton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912
  • Harlow S. Orton (1817-1895), American politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1854, 1859, 1871; Circuit Judge in Wisconsin 9th Circuit, 1859-64; Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin, 1877-78
  • Edward Orton Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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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. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  11. ...

The Orton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orton 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.

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