Statom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Statom is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in the settlement called Statham in the county of Cheshire. The surname Statom belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Statom family
The surname Statom was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Statom family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Statom research. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1388, 1388 and 1467 are included under the topic Early Statom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Statom Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Statom family name include Statham, Stathem, Stathum and others.
Early Notables of the Statom family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Statom family
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Statom surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Mary Statham who landed in America in 1699; Thomas Statham settled in Maryland in 1633; Jonatham Statham settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1840..
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