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Peaston Early Origins



The surname Peaston was first found in East Lothian, where they held a family seat. Michael of Peaston or Paystoun was the first on record about 1140 and he was probably the Norman noble who joined David, the Earl of Huntingdon's train north when he became King David of Scotland. As was the Norman custom, the second son took the name of the manor or estates, and it may be that the senior line of the family remained in England. Michael's son Richard granted alms to the Church of Soltre from 1180 to 1214.

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Peaston Spelling Variations


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Peaston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Peaston, Peastown, Peastoun, Peeston, Pieston, Peiston, Peestoun, Peastone, Peestone, Paiston, Payston, Paystone and many more.

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Peaston Early History


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Peaston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peaston research. Another 356 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1380, and 1689 are included under the topic Early Peaston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peaston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Peaston Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Peaston 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 or some of its variants were: George Payston who settled in New England in 1650.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Peaston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peaston (post 1700)



  • David Peaston (1957-2012), American R&B and gospel singer

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Peaston Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Peaston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peaston 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 June 2017 at 09:57.

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