Marrion History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Marrion family

The surname Marrion was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman 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. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire. They were one of the many noble Norman families King Henry recruited from Normandy during his reign. They were of Marrini or Marigny family of Calvados in Bayeux at Marigny, 4 kilometers from Port en Bessin. In 1166 Gwerri or Guerri Marigny held half a knights fee from Adam de Port, a Norman Baron, at Mapledurwell, 3 miles from Basingstoke. The family held a family seat at Winteringham in Lincolnshire in early times. "The estates were anciently held by the Marmions, one of whom, in the reign of Edward II., obtained a charter for a market here, now no longer held." [1]

Important Dates for the Marrion family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marrion research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1379, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Marrion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Marrion Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marin, Marinn, Marrin, Marrine, Marinson, Marynson, Marrenson and many more.

Early Notables of the Marrion family (pre 1700)

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Marrion migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Marrion Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Michael Marrion (aged 38), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"
  • Catherine Marrion (aged 16), a nursery maid, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"
  • Honora J. Marrion (aged 14), a nursery maid, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"
  • Mary Marrion (aged 18), a nursery maid, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"

Contemporary Notables of the name Marrion (post 1700)

  • William Marrion Branham (1909-1965), American Christian minister, one of the founders of the faith healing movement

Historic Events for the Marrion family

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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