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Re: Lifton surname
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 10 September 13 17:38 BST (UK) »
It would be really useful to have but unknown where it is currently at the moment! I remember word in the family we originated from the village of Devon? But i never seen the proof!

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Re: Lifton surname
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 13 October 13 23:12 BST (UK) »
Chatting to a family member the other day, someone did a tree. They managed to get back to a Ginger Lifton then supposedly went quiet? I cant find this person anywhere. I know Ginger is another name for Virginia and the england colonists in usa name their first child this, apart from that cant find much else. The person who did this tree said we came from branch of 'Poco A Poco'Liston? Im keeping open minded at the moment. There was no mention of us being in pembrokeshire either.......

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Re: Lifton surname
« Reply #20 on: Monday 09 November 15 23:23 GMT (UK) »
Since my last post here I am still stuck on the family history.

I been bought to the attention of the Listun (also prenounced Lisson/Liston) family of Bristol who seem to have links to Wales.
There are no actual records of this family name only in Church books. It appears that they were Baptists and Ministers.