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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. 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).
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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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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