Notes for DUNNING DE LATHAM: Dunning de Latham was born circa 1031 at Saxon, England.
Whenever it was necessary for a name to be written down by someone who could read and write, it was sounded out by different people differently and over the years as literacy improved, the wrong spellings had become the traditional way the various families chose to spell it. The spelling Latham is the one that is the most common usage and is surely the original spelling. MARY ANN RUTHERFORD CUSTIS, June 30, 1831, Arlington, Virginia; b. In early English history, 7 distinct clans of Lathams emerged and could be found in the following counties: Lancaster, which was Sir Dunnings direct decendants; York, Somerset, Chester, Essex, Worchester, Cambridge and in London. By family tradition the English Husseys were Normans, earlier Danes, and prior to that, Scandinavians who had invaded northern France and, settling there, adapted to French language and customs. October 01, 1808, Arlington Plantation, Alexandra, Fairfax Co. - CHAPTER 14 - Early Ancestors of Some of Our Daltons Wives: Researched, compiled, formated & indexed by Rodney G. This chapter is dedicated to the Ancestors of our Daltons wives and their related families and others interesting stories. They share this distinction with Lord Henry De Chester, Jr. The 2 earliest place names were the Chapelry of Lathom, in Lancashire, England; and the town of Latham, in Yorkshire, England. Of note is that this record of these families were taken from many, many sources and are in no way proven to be true. The first one to bear the Latham surname was a Saxon traitor named Dunning, who was living in Lancashire about the time of the Norman conquest in 1066 A. Because of his collaboration with the Normans and his betrayal of his Saxon heritage, the Normans rewarded Dunning with the lordship of the Chapelry of Lathom and its' surrounds, the title of Earl, and with a knighthood. JOHN HITE LEE was born July 30, 1797 in Westmoreland Co. He married (1) MARGARET DUDNEY OR ELIZABETH PROSSER. Note – At this point there is a problem with who the wife of John Hite Lee was.
The reader can further research all the surnames to prove or disprove whats written. Descendants of Dunning de Latham; (Mary de Latham) Descendants of Hugh Hussey; (Ellen Hussey) Descendants of Leonard of Pilkington; (Isable Pilkingson) Descendants of xxxx Fleming; (Elizabeth Fleming) Descendants of Townley family; (Jane Townley) Descendants of Hugo de Cranmere; (Rebecca Cranmer) Descendants of John Lee I; (John Perival Lee) Descendants of Rogerus D'Anyers; (Eunice Daniels) Descendants of William le Vache; (Mary Elizabeth Veach) Descendants of Sevin Warner; (Elnora Lucretia Warner) Descendants of John Varguson; (Elizabeth, Jemima, & Harriet Dalton) Descendants of Teage Amarahow Merrihew; (Margaret Dalton) Descendants of Johann Peter Kucher (Elizabeth Cooker) A genealogy report of the ancestors of Rodney Dalton. Thus Dunning, traitor to the Saxon people; became Sir Dunning Latham, Earl of Lathom in the Spring of 1067 A. In both early English and American records, the surname of Latham or Lathom has taken on many different spellings. It is only speculation that John Hite Lee is a brother of General Lee. Children of JOHN LEE and MARGARET DUDNEY or ELIZABETH PROSSER are: 10. He and his wife, Lady Marigard De Essex are from the 2nd generation in an unbroken line of 35 generations. The original meaning of the place name Lathom or Latham was 'the barn house,' which probably meant a warehouse or storehouse. A search on the Internet of hundreds of personal users gedcom files submitted to record. The histories of the English Royalty, many sites on the Internet. 38 entries for the above surnames in Burke's "General Armory" ************************************************************ Sometime before the year of 1300 A. our Sir Robert Dalton married Mary de Latham in Lancashire Co. The Lathom House, the Chapelry of Lathom and even the town of Lathom itself would later become a part of the city of Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. The LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City Utah. He was given the lordship of the Chapelry of Lathom and its' surrounds. Many hours searching for surnames that apply to Surnames listed above. Sir Dunning was a traitor to his Saxon heritage and was appointed by the Norman invaders as the first Norman Lord of Lathom. He married Marigard ESSEX, at The Chapelry of Lathom, Lathom, Lancashire, England;2 died at Lathom House, Lathom, Lancashire, England; The Lathom House, the Chapelry of Lathom, and the town of Lathom itself would later become a part of the city of Ormskirk, Lancashire, England; buried at Chapelry of Lathom, Lathom, Lancashire, England.