Partmen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Partmen family

The surname Partmen was first found in Somerset where the name was derived from the trade or occupation of a civic officer. "The family of this name in Somersetshire, appear to have been eminent so early as the reign of Edward I." [1]

Early History of the Partmen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Partmen research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1557, 1533, 1641, 1690, 1612, 1590, 1612, 1623, 1605, 1624, 1632, 1645 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Partmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Partmen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Portman, Portmann, Porttman, Partman and others.

Early Notables of the Partmen family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Sir William Portman (died 1557), English jurist. His family belonged to Somerset, and he was in the commission of the peace for that county from time to time. In 1533 King Henry gave him a wardship, and he was one of the administrators of the will of Catherine of Aragon. [2] Sir William Portman (1641-1690), was a captor of the Duke of Monmouth and a descendant of the same Somerset...
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Migration of the Partmen family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christopher Portman, who came to Carolina in 1679; and Caspar Portman, who settled in New York in 1881.

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print on Facebook
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