Early Origins of the Eddyson family
Yorkshire in 1498. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Across the border in Scotland, the name was fairly common "in the eastern counties from Linlithgow to Aberdeen." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Eddyson family
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Eddyson Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Eddyson occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Addison, Addeson, Addesoun, Adieson, Adison, Edison and many more.
Early Notables of the Eddyson family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir William Addison; Gulston Addison (1673-1709) English diplomat, President of Madras (1709); Reverend Lancelot Addison (1632-1703), English...
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Migration of the Eddyson family to Ireland
Some of the Eddyson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Eddyson family to the New World and Oceana
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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Eddyson, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Matthew Addison, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635; Thomas Addison settled in Virginia in 1623; William Addison, settled in Barbados in 1654.
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