Last name: Sexton
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I already knew that my great grandad moved over from Ireland to Dundee, Scotland. Turns out our ancestors were to inherit a castle in the higlands during the time of the rebellion against england but as he joined the rebels he was disowned. Just shows how long we havebeen around eh.
K, I would like to learn more about your great grandfather.
I am a Sexton from County Clare In Ireland.
I don't know much of my surname's history. But my grandfather's father was born and actually moved from Ireland.
There is a whole group of Sextons, I think thats kinda funny, I MIGHT be related to some of you.
My Grandpa Harvey Sexton's family came over from Ireland. He had a big family all of which ended up who knows where. I would like to have more history of them but my Dad knows little about his Irish ancestry. I wish I knew more!
My ancesters were nobles in Limerick.
Christopher Bryan Sexton
My ancestors were a two Sexton brothers who came to America in the 1600's, one went South and the other went North, my grandfather is Donald Sexton. @Alex, yeah, it's kinda crazy finding a bunch of strangers that you're related to.
Did any of you guys come here on a big boat sayyy 200 years ago an settle in southern ontario ?
Carrie Smith Husted
My 8th Great Grandfather came from Limerick Ireland to The United States (New England) in the 1600's; his decedents then traveled south to Virginia and then into Georgia.
I am a Sexton from eastern Kentucky and it would seem that being from the area means I am of Melungeon heritage and considered it's own race.
I'm a Sexton from NY but most my family comes from the south... My father (Herman) is from Virginia... I'm actually on my way to our Sexton Family Reunion...
So it's a surname from England, and we're not going to even mention the possible (and more likely) third origin "SAXON"?
I am from clover, south carolina. There are a good many Sexton around here in York County. I'm interested in learning more about my lineage. We are located about 30 min. from Charlotte, NC. Neat to see other Sexton on here!
Matthew J Sexton
Hello All!! I am 37 years old living in Middleburgh NY with my wife and three daughters. Originally from Westchester county NY. (1 hour north of NYC) proud to be a sexton. I help Irish immigrants become US citizens.
Matthew J Sexton
I forgot to add, my father and great uncle always told me that our family came from Limerick. Looks like we all came from the same place.
Many of my Irish ancestors are buried in Calvary Cemetery in Woodside, NY. Among them, is a Catti Sexton, as well as many Slattery's. On the burial certificate, a James Sexton purchased this family plot at the time of my GGGrandfather's death, his name was John Slattery; he passed at 43 years of age, in 1862. Catti was the next to pass away on April 22, 1964 at the age of 80 (+/-). On the list, as mentioned, there are many Slattery's; there is one Heffernan and one Morgan. I'm searching for a connection of any of them to my family. James Sexton purchased the plot on the same day a the burial of my GGGrandfather, so I'm betting that the Sexton's are either my GGGrandmother's family or possibly the maiden name of my GGGrandfather's mother's family. If anyone has any information to further my quest, please write to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm, originally, from the Bronx in NY and grew-up in the NYC area.