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Early Origins of the Pertus family
Peeblesshire, where they were settled at Halkshaw. The earliest reference of the name seems to be of a Guillaume Porteuse (later William Porteous,) who arrived from Normandy, circa 1400.
Early History of the Pertus family
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Pertus Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Porteous, Portieous, Porteus, Porteas, Pertus and others.
Early Notables of the Pertus family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pertus family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Porteous, his wife Margaret, and their son John, who all arrived in Virginia in 1675; George Porteous, who arrived in Barbados in 1666; John Porteous, who came to New York in 1786.
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