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Slayton Early Origins



The surname Slayton was first found in Lancashire at Sladen, a hamlet in the parish of Littleborough. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Today, Littleborough (and Sladen) are part of Greater Manchester in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale. Little records can be found of the Sladen place name. One of the first records of the name was found in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 where Johannes Sladen was listed. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Slayton Spelling Variations


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Slayton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sladen, Sladean, Slayden, Sladon, Slaydon, Sleighdon, Sleighden, Sladden, Slayton, Sleyton, Sleydon, Slaidon, Slaiton, Sladden and many more.

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Slayton Early History


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Slayton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Slayton research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1875 and 1886 are included under the topic Early Slayton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Slayton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Slayton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Slayton 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: Charles Sladen settled in New York in 1837.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Slayton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Slayton (post 1700)



  • Dean Slayton, American college football coach
  • John W. Slayton (1863-1935), American socialist lecturer and politician
  • Foster Herbert Slayton (1902-1984), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Gregory Winston Slayton, American author, diplomat and professor
  • Cal Slayton, American comic book artist, sketch card artist, and designer
  • Bobby Slayton (b. 1955), American stand-up comedian
  • Donald K. "Deke" Slayton (1924-1993), American World War II pilot, one of the original American "Mercury Seven" NASA astronauts

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Suggested Readings for the name Slayton


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Suggested Readings for the name Slayton



  • The Slaten Bunch by Joe. J. Slaten.
  • The Slaton (also Slayton) Family, ab Antiquitas by Arthur J. Slaton.

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Motto


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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: Vive ut vivas
Motto Translation: Live that you may live for ever


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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. 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).
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. 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.
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The Slayton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Slayton 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 14 September 2015 at 09:35.

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