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Sumpter Early Origins



The surname Sumpter was first found in Berkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1206 when Roger le Summeter held estates in that shire.

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Sumpter Spelling Variations


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Sumpter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sumpter, Sunter, Summeter, Sompter and others.

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Sumpter Early History


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Sumpter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sumpter research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1455, 1487, 1363, 1378, 1331, 1416 and 1427 are included under the topic Early Sumpter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sumpter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sumpter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sumpter 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:

Sumpter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry Sumpter, aged 50, who landed in America from Chester, England, in 1907
  • Sarah A. Sumpter, aged 50, who landed in America from Chester, England, in 1907
  • John Sumpter, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Thomas Sumpter, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Martin Sumpter, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sumpter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sumpter (post 1700)



  • Curtis Sumpter (b. 1984), American professional basketball player
  • Euphemia "Tika" Sumpter (b. 1982), American actress, known for her roles as Layla Williamson on One Life to Live
  • T. W. Sumpter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916
  • Jimmie Lee Sumpter Jr., American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 8th District, 1966
  • Dick Sumpter, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972
  • Diane Sumpter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2000
  • Jeremy Sumpter (b. 1989), American television and film actor, best known for his title role in the 2003 live action film Peter Pan and the recurring role of J. D. McCoy in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights (20082010)
  • Bobby G Sumpter Ph.D., of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Barry Sumpter (b. 1965), American former professional basketball player
  • Professor John Sumpter, distinguished professor of the Brunel University, UK
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Sumpter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sumpter 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 10 December 2015 at 13:26.

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