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Where did the English Damson family come from? What is the English Damson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Damson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Damson family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Damsel, Damisell, Damsell, Damysell, Densell and others.
First found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1191 when Ralph Damisel held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Damson research. Another 298 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1455, 1487, and 1553 are included under the topic Early Damson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Damson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Damson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Damson Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Damson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Damson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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