Early Origins of the Elerson family
Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Elerson family
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Early Notables of the Elerson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Elerson family to Ireland
Some of the Elerson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Elerson 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Elerson family name Elerson, or who bore a variation of the surname were John and Ellin Ellison, who arrived in Virginia in 1623; George Ellison who settled in Virginia in 1624; James Ellison, who arrived in Boston in 1644.
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