Among the all the peoples of ancient Scotland
, the first to use the name Templetomb were the Strathclyde- Britons
. It was a name for someone who lived at the village of Templeton
in the county of Ayrshire.
Early Origins of the Templetomb family
The surname Templetomb was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Templetomb family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Templetomb research.Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1320 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Templetomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Templetomb Spelling Variations
The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred
years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Templetomb has appeared as Templeton, Tempilton, Templeton, Temperton and many more.
Early Notables of the Templetomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Templetomb family to Ireland
Some of the Templetomb family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 209 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Templetomb family to the New World and Oceana
As the persecution of Clan
families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence
allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: John Templeton settled in New England
in 1771; Edward Templeton settled in New York State in 1804 along with Jane; William Templeton and his wife settled in New York in 1774.