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Where did the English Emberson family come from? What is the English Emberson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Emberson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Emberson family history?
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Emberson occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Emerson, Emmerson, Emerston and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emberson research. Another 213 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1100 are included under the topic Early Emberson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Emberson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Emberson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 238 words(17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Emberson, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Emberson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Emberson Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Emberson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Emberson 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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