Elleson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Elleson family
The surname Elleson was first found in 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 Elleson family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elleson research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1170, 1296, 1590, 1614, 1678, 1647, 1660, 1646, 1615, 1671, 1658, 1659 and are included under the topic Early Elleson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Elleson Spelling Variations
Although the name, Elleson, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Ellison, Ellerson, Elleson, Elyson, Elison and many more.
Early Notables of the Elleson family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Robert Ellison (1614-1678), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1647 and...
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Migration of the Elleson family to Ireland
Some of the Elleson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Elleson migration to the United States +
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 Elleson family name Elleson, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Elleson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- M Elleson, who arrived in Maryland in 1650 
Elleson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Eliza Elleson, who landed in Virginia in 1702 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)