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Early Origins of the Swintown family


The surname Swintown was first found in 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. [1]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)

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Early History of the Swintown family

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Early History of the Swintown family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swintown research.
Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1388, 1552, 1700, 1621, 1679, 1625 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Swintown History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swintown Spelling Variations

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Swintown Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Swinton, Swintone, Swynton, Swyntone and others.

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Early Notables of the Swintown family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Swintown 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 Swintown family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Swintown 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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  1. ^ 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)

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