Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the North Riding of Yorkshire, where the Awlertson 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 Awlertson family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Awlertson family
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Awlertson Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Awlertson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Awlertson family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Awlertson were among those contributors: 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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