Early Origins of the Attaistum family
The surname Attaistum was first found in Midlothian
, an area that borders the Scottish Borders, East Lothian
and the City of Edinburgh council areas, near MacMerry.
Early History of the Attaistum family
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Attaistum Spelling Variations
The name, Attaistum, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Adaistone, Adenston, Adiestoun, Adieston, Adistone, Adistone, Aldinston, Adingston and many more.
Early Notables of the Attaistum family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Attaistum family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Attaistum surname who came to North America were: Thomas Adinston who settled in Virginia in 1645.