SECOND EDITION - Updated & Revised The PEYTON Book is a well documented genealogy that covers the history and heritage of the PEYTON/PAYTON family of Virginia's Northern Neck. It spans three generations of the English forebears and eight generations of the descendants of Henry PEYTON of Aquia, Virginia. Henry and his brothers were English Cavaliers of the Virginia Colony. After the Restoration of King Charles II, some of the brothers returned to England. Gentleman Henry PEYTON stayed and settled along Aquia Creek, in what is now Stafford County. He became the progenitor of today's Virginia PEYTON family. This book includes an ancient PEYTON pedigree that traces the PEYTONs of Aquia Creek, Virginia back twenty-nine generations to the Normans who went to England with William the Conqueror. No living people are included. It is indexed.