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Eddistoomb Early Origins



The surname Eddistoomb was first found in Midlothian, an area that borders the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and the City of Edinburgh council areas, near MacMerry.

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Eddistoomb Spelling Variations


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Eddistoomb Spelling Variations



Although the name, Eddistoomb, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Adaistone, Adenston, Adiestoun, Adieston, Adistone, Adistone, Aldinston, Adingston and many more.

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Eddistoomb Early History


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Eddistoomb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eddistoomb research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Eddistoomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eddistoomb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eddistoomb Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eddistoomb Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Eddistoomb family name Eddistoomb, or who bore a variation of the surname were Thomas Adinston who settled in Virginia in 1645.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Eddistoomb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eddistoomb Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 January 2014 at 10:57.

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