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  • Agnes de Peyton (c.1210 - d.)
    Wife of John de PeytonChildren * 1. Sir John de Peyton, b. of, Peyton Hall, Boxford, Suffolk, England , d. Yes, date unknown* 2. Robert de Peyton, d. Yes, date unknown* 3. John de Peyton, Junior, d...
  • Agnes de Peyton (deceased)
    Sir John de Peyton, Knight, had grant of Boxford, Stoke Neyland, etc., 1298; member of Parliament, 1299-1300; made will 29 November 1317, which was probated 26 January 1318. He married unknown, and had...
  • Alexander Peyton (1826 - 1909)
    Alexander Peyton BIRTH 8 Mar 1826 Cabell County, West Virginia, USA DEATH 17 May 1909 (aged 83) Cabell County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Milton Cemetery Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA MEM...
  • Alice Poythress (c.1600 - 1675)
  • Alice Peyton (c.1586 - d.)
    Marriage record from the Isleham parish register:1602. Nov. 25. Mr. John Peyton Esq., son and heir of Right Wpful. Sir John Peyton Kt. Lievetenant of the Tower of London, married Mrs. Alice Peyton. sec...

About the Peyton surname

  • The earliest known documentation of the name Peyton: The Little Domesday Book, 1087
  • The name of a place near Ramsholt on the Deben River Estuary in Suffol, earlier known as Peaga's Tum.
  • Tun is a Saxon word meaning house, farm, or enclosed place.
  • Reginald de Peyton , Lord of Peyton Hall was the first to adopt the surname, taking it from the family property as was the custom at that time.