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Sitton Early Origins



The surname Sitton was first found in Northumberland where this royal family claim direct descent from Seawald, and through him, from Ida, the Saxon King of Northumberland in the eighth century. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The Sitwells of the north have been seated at Barmoor Castle in Northumberland since 1791 when it was acquired by inheritance by Francis Hurt Sitwell. Some people believe that Sidwell, Latin (Sativola) was a virgin saint from the English county of Devon and was possibly of Brythonic or Anglo-Saxon origin. Sidwell was an ancient personal name and a church at Exeter is dedicated to St. Sidwell. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Sitton Spelling Variations


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Sitton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sittwell, Sitwell, Sithwell, Sidwell, Sidewell and others.

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Sitton Early History


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Sitton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sitton research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1753, 1808, 1927, 1946, 1601, 1667, 1626 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Sitton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sitton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sitton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sitton 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 were:

Sitton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Sitton, who arrived in New York in 1720 [2]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)

Sitton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Sitton, aged 52, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Merida" from Vera Cruz, Mexico [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXBX-62K : 6 December 2014), William Sitton, 12 Jun 1909; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Merida, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Sitton, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1919 from Buenos Aires, Argentina [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67X-92H : 6 December 2014), John Sitton, 23 Nov 1919; citing departure port Buenos Aires, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Theodorus C.F. Sitton, aged 39, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Noordam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FZ-132 : 6 December 2014), Theodorus C.F. Sitton, 01 Sep 1920; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Noordam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • G. Sitton, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "St. Mihiel" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN7S-S3X : 6 December 2014), G. Sitton, 11 Dec 1922; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, ship name St. Mihiel, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sitton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sitton (post 1700)



  • Claude Fox Sitton (1925-2015), American Pulitzer Prize for Commentary award winning newspaper reporter and editor (1983)
  • Charles E. Sitton (b. 1962), retired American basketball player
  • Ryan Sitton, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 24th District, 2012 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Philip Sitton (b. 1774), American politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives, 1822 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jo Bailey Sitton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004, 2008 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. O. Sitton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. W. Sitton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dave Sitton, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Arizona 8th District, 2012 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Sitton (b. 1959), English former professional footballer

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Sitton Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXBX-62K : 6 December 2014), William Sitton, 12 Jun 1909; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Merida, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67X-92H : 6 December 2014), John Sitton, 23 Nov 1919; citing departure port Buenos Aires, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FZ-132 : 6 December 2014), Theodorus C.F. Sitton, 01 Sep 1920; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Noordam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN7S-S3X : 6 December 2014), G. Sitton, 11 Dec 1922; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, ship name St. Mihiel, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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