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Where did the English lackson family come from? What is the English lackson family crest and coat of arms? When did the lackson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the lackson family history?The present generation of the lackson family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the region of Laxton. lackson is a habitation names from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of lackson include Laxton, Laxington, Lexton and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lackson research. Another 311 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1240, 1376, 1442, and 1544 are included under the topic Early lackson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lackson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The lackson were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: William Laxon, who arrived at Jamestown, Vermont in 1607; as well as Sarah Laxton, a bonded passenger who came to Maryland in 1741.
The lackson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lackson 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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