Staton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Staton family
The surname Staton was first found in Baden and Augsbourg where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Staton family
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Staton Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stetton, Staton, Stetten, Steten, Staten, Statten, Stettenberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Staton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Staton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries. Thomas Statten was recorded in 1774 as a runaway convict servant in Maryland, at age 21. Joseph and Thomas Statton settled in Pennsylvania in 1840 and 1860. And a Jacob Statton was recorded in the 1871 Census in Toronto, Ontario..
Contemporary Notables of the name Staton (post 1700)
- David Michael "Mick" Staton (1940-2014), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia (1981-1983)
- William W. Staton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952 (alternate), 1956
- Robert A. Staton, American politician, Mayor of Chillicothe, Missouri, 1949-53
- Robert Staton, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Wyoming County, 1972
- R. Hilliard Staton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912; Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1912
- Paul Staton, American politician, Representative from Texas 7th District, 2004
- James P. Staton, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Oak Hill, West Virginia, 1910-13
- David Michael Staton (b. 1940), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1981-83: Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 2012
- Dan C. Staton, American politician, Mayor of Kenova, West Virginia, 1945-47
- Bob Staton, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1996
Suggested Readings for the name Staton
- Staton History by John Samuel Staton.
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