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Alertson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the name Alertson date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the North Riding of Yorkshire, where the Alertson family took their name from the village of Allerston. Notably, Allerston is the site of Stone Age burial mounds known as the Scanridge Dikes.

Early Origins of the Alertson family

The surname Alertson was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Alertson family

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Alertson Spelling Variations

Alertson has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Alertson have been found, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.

Early Notables of the Alertson family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Alertson family to the New World and Oceana

In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Alertsons to arrive on North American shores: William Alliston, who sailed to Virginia in 1654; and John Alliston to Connecticut in 1726. Joseph Alston was Governor of South Carolina in the early 1800s..

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