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Re: ORIGIN of YELVERTON ? Anyone know?
Posted by: Rick Boswell (ID *****3574) Date: March 21, 2003 at 22:32:07
In Reply to: Re: ORIGIN of YELVERTON ? Anyone know? by Steve Yelvington of 248

The Yelverton name changed to Yelvington and Elvington, so there are descendants with both names. It is a "place name" with "tun" meaning enclosure or place and "yel" meaning water, so the Yelvertons at one time lived and controlled a well or place where water was used.


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