Early Origins of the Pounter family
Cambridgeshire where the family name was first referenced in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 when William le Pondere held estates in that shire. Looking back further to France, Geoffry and Gilbert Ponhere were listed in Normandy (1189-1195) and the same reference lists William Pontier there in 1198. CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
Early History of the Pounter family
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Pounter Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ponder, Ponde, Pounder, Pondre, Pounter, Ponter and many more.
Early Notables of the Pounter family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pounter family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Pondser, who came to Virginia in 1638; John Ponder settled in Virginia in 1658; John Ponder settled in Maryland in 1674; Simon Ponder was on record in Mississippi 1871..
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