Early Origins of the Elleston family
The surname Elleston 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 Elleston family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elleston research.Another 285 words (20 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 Elleston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Elleston Spelling Variations
The name, Elleston, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Ellison, Ellerson, Elleson, Elyson, Elison and many more.
Early Notables of the Elleston 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... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Elleston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Elleston family to Ireland
Some of the Elleston family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Elleston family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Elleston surname who came to North America 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.