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Where did the English Penisson family come from? What is the English Penisson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Penisson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Penisson family history?The Penisson surname is a habitational name, taken on from the place named Penistone near Sheffield, in South Yorkshire.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Penniston, Pennyston, Penestone, Peneystone, Peneyston, Penyston and many more.
First found in Oxfordshire 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penisson research. Another 344 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1095, 1412, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1556, 1600, and 1620 are included under the topic Early Penisson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Penisson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Pennistone, who settled in Maryland in 1666; Sarah Pennistone, who settled in Maryland in 1666; Jno Pennistone, who arrived in Virginia in 1687.
The Penisson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Penisson 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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