Attameson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Attameson family

The surname Attameson was first found in Norfolk where it is thought that the first record of the name was Richard Adamessone who was listed there in the 13th century. [1]

Important Dates for the Attameson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Attameson research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1261, 1296, 1587, 1433, 1581 and 1639 are included under the topic Early Attameson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Attameson Spelling Variations

The name Attameson, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Adamsone, Addamson, Adamson and others.

Early Notables of the Attameson family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Attameson family to Ireland

Some of the Attameson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Attameson family

The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. 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." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Attameson family, or who bore a variation of the surname Attameson were Thomas Adamson who settled in Galveston Texas in 1872; George Adamson settled in Virginia in 1679; John Adamson settled in Barbados in 1678.

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Citations

  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
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