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Where did the Scottish Simonton family come from? What is the Scottish Simonton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Simonton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Simonton family history?
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
- Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
- Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
- Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
- Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
- Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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.
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