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The name Alberson is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who is noble or bright. The surname Alberson is derived from the Saxon personal name Aethel-berht. According to ancient Anglo-Saxon history Aethelbert who was the King of Kent from 860 to 866 AD, had bloodties to the Saxon invaders of the 4th century.

Alberson Early Origins



The surname Alberson was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times. The name is descended from the Saxon Aethel-berht meaning "the noble and brilliant one." Aethelbert was the King of Kent in England from 860 to 866 A.D. and was descended from the original Saxon invaders in the 4th century.

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Alberson Spelling Variations


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Alberson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Alberson have been found, including Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.

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Alberson Early History


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Alberson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alberson research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1281 are included under the topic Early Alberson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alberson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alberson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alberson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Alberson, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Alberson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. H. Alberson, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Theodore Alberson, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Johanne Alberson, aged 50, who emigrated to America, in 1896

Alberson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Vera Alberson, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Gilbert Alberson, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Manuel Alberson, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1922

Alberson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • David Alberson, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Alberson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alberson 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2013 at 12:31.

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