100% Satisfaction Guarantee
- no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
Spelling variations of this family name include: Simington, Simmington, Symington, Symontown, Simonton, Simanton, Siminton and many more.
First found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simonton research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1478, 1490, 1612, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Simonton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Simonton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Simonton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Simonton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- William Simonton, who arrived in New England in 1718
Simonton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Wm Simonton, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813
- Charles Henry Simonton (1829-1904), United States federal judge
- Charles Bryson Simonton (1838-1911), American politician and a member of the United States Congress
- Ann J. Simonton (b. 1952), American writer, lecturer, media activist, and former fashion model
- William Simonton (1788-1846), Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives
- Ken Simonton (b. 1979), American football running back
- Frank Vince Simonton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932
- E. B. Simonton, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1911
- Clinton Simonton, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1900
- Charles Bryson Simonton (1838-1911), American Democrat politician, Member of Tennessee State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1879-83; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, 1895-98
- C. P. Simonton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912
- Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
- Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
- Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
- Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
- Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
- Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
- 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).
- Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
The Simonton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simonton 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 15 January 2016 at 12:36.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
- no headaches!