Alisin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The origins of the Alisin name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in the North Riding of Yorkshire, where the Alisin 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 Alisin family
The surname Alisin was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Alisin family
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Alisin Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Alisin were recorded, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Alisin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alisin family
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Alisin family emigrate to North America: 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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