Early Origins of the Swintoom family
Berwickshire, in Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, they were descended from Edulf of Swinton, living about 1050 A.D. Other early records revealed Alanus de Svint' witnessed a charter by the first earl of Dunbar and Sir Alan de Swynton witnessed a deed of sale of Adam, son of Thurill c. 1240. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Early History of the Swintoom family
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Swintoom Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Swinton, Swintone, Swynton, Swyntone and others.
Early Notables of the Swintoom family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir John Swinton of Swinton; Sir Alexander Swinton of Swinton; and his first son, John Swinton (1621?-1679), a Scottish politician active during the Wars of...
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Migration of the Swintoom family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Swinton who settled in New Jersey in 1685; and Charles Swinton, who settled in Maryland in 1714.
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