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Saltonstall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Saltonstall family


The surname Saltonstall was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Saltonstall family


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Saltonstall Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Saltonstall has been recorded under many different variations, including Saltonstall, Salton, Saltonston and others.

Early Notables of the Saltonstall family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Richard Saltonstall (1517-1600), Lord Mayor of London. His nephew Sir Richard Saltonstall (1586-1661) led a group of English settlers up the Charles River to settle in what is now Watertown, Massachusetts in 1630. Sir Richard's grandson was Col. Nathaniel Saltonstall (c. 1639-1707), a...
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Migration of the Saltonstall family to Ireland


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Migration of the Saltonstall family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Saltonstall or a variant listed above:

Saltonstall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrew Hutchins Mickle Saltonstall of Berkeley Springs who settled in West Virginia about 1630
  • Sir Richard Saltonstall (1586-1661) who settled in Watertown Massachusetts in 1630 with his five children, Richard, Samuel, Robert, Rosamund and Grace, and servants
  • Sir Rich Saltonstall, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sir Richard Saltonstall, who landed in New England in 1630 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Saltonstall, who arrived in New England in 1630 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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Contemporary Notables of the name Saltonstall (post 1700)


  • Nathaniel Saltonstall (1727-1807), born in New London, Connecticut, an American militiaman and a captain of Connecticut naval privateer ships during the American Revolutionary War, eponym of Lake Saltonstall and Saltonstall Mountain in Branford, Connecticut
  • Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979), American politician, Chair of the Senate Republican Conference (1957-1967), 55th Governor of Massachusetts (1939-1945), Chair of the National Governors Association (1943-1944), Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1929-1937)
  • Dudley Saltonstall (1738-1796), born in New London, Connecticut, an American Naval commander during the Revolutionary War
  • Leverett Saltonstall I (1783-1845), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (1838-1843), First Mayor of Salem, Massachusetts (1836-1838), President of the Massachusetts Senate (1831-1832)

The Saltonstall Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Teneo tenuere majores
Motto Translation: I hold (what) my ancestors held.


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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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