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Pelton Family History

Pelton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Pelton, a place in County Durham, named from an unattested Old English personal name Peola + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

301,960 Historical Documents with Pelton on Ancestry.ca
40,167 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,258 Military Records
2,877 Immigration Records
38,137 Census and Voter Lists
214,521 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pelton Families

  • Number of Pelton families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pelton families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Pelton census records

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Pelton Family Origin

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Pelton Immigration Information (CA)

from the Canadian Passenger Lists

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Pelton Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Pelton census records

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Military Service by Pelton

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