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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
  • John Orton who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • James Orton, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Orton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christopher Orton, who landed in Georgia in 1741
  • Mr. Orton settled in Georgia in 1741
  • Thomas Orton landed in America in 1763
  • William Orton settled in Maryland in 1772

Orton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane and Maria Orton settled in New York State in 1822
  • Jane Orton, aged 26, landed in America in 1822
  • Maria Orton, aged 16, landed in America in 1822
  • Robert Orton 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 [1]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, 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)



  • Harlow S. Orton (1817-1895), American justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court from (1878-1895), Chief Justice from 1894 to 1895
  • Azariah Giles Orton (1789-1864), American Presbyterian theologian
  • James Orton (1830-1877), American naturalist
  • Daniel Joseph Orton (b. 1990), American professional NBA basketball player
  • William "Bill" Orton (1948-2009), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah (1991-1997)
  • Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948), American physician who pioneered the study of learning disabilities, best known for his work on dyslexia
  • Robert Keith "Cowboy" Orton (b. 1950), American professional wrestler
  • Robert Dale "Bob" Orton (1929-2006), American professional wrestler
  • Randal Keith "Randy" Orton (b. 1980), American professional wrestler and actor
  • C. J. Orton, American politician, Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Sandusky County, 1850-51
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. 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.

This page was last modified on 26 August 2016 at 12:45.

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