Early Origins of the Addistoom family
Yorkshire in 1498. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Across the border in Scotland, the name was fairly common "in the eastern counties from Linlithgow to Aberdeen." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Addistoom family
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Addistoom Spelling Variations
Although the name, Addistoom, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Addison, Addeson, Addesoun, Adieson, Adison, Edison and many more.
Early Notables of the Addistoom family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir William Addison; Gulston Addison (1673-1709) English diplomat, President of Madras (1709); Reverend Lancelot Addison (1632-1703), English...
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Migration of the Addistoom family to Ireland
Some of the Addistoom family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Addistoom family to the New World and Oceana
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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Addistoom family name Addistoom, or who bore a variation of the surname were Matthew Addison, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635; Thomas Addison settled in Virginia in 1623; William Addison, settled in Barbados in 1654.
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