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Powter Early Origins



The surname Powter was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Basustowe. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Powter Spelling Variations


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Powter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Peutherer, Pewtress, Pewter, Puter, Putter, Puetter, Peuther, Pewterer, Pewterwre, Pewterers and many more.

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Powter Early History


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Powter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Powter research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1319, 1380, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Powter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Powter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Powter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Powter 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: Thomas Pewter, who came to Virginia in 1666; Jane Pewteres, who came to America in 1675; Saml Pewter, who arrived in Maryland in 1723; and John Pewter, a bonded passenger who arrived in America in 1767..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Powter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Powter 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 21 June 2015 at 16:06.

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