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Ellison Early Origins



The surname Ellison 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.

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Ellison Spelling Variations


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Ellison Spelling Variations



The name Ellison, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Ellison, Ellerson, Elleson, Elyson, Elison and many more.

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Ellison Early History


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Ellison Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ellison 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 Ellison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ellison Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ellison Early Notables (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 Ellison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ellison In Ireland


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Ellison In Ireland



Some of the Ellison 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Ellison family, or who bore a variation of the surname Ellison were

Ellison Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John and Ellin Ellison, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • George Ellison who settled in Virginia in 1624
  • Ellin Ellison, who arrived in Virginia in 1624-1625
  • William Ellison, who landed in Virginia in 1624
  • Jonath Ellison, who landed in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ellison Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Ellison, who arrived in Virginia in 1701-1702
  • Joseph Ellison, who arrived in Long Island in 1720
  • A Ellison, who arrived in New England in 1771
  • Abraham Ellison, who landed in New England in 1772
  • Abraham Ellison, who arrived in New England in 1772
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ellison Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Tylee Ellison, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824
  • Christopher Ellison, who landed in New York in 1832
  • B Ellison, aged 40, arrived in Key West, Fla in 1840
  • Henry, Andrew, George, James, John, Martha Ellison all arrived in Philadelphia between 1800 and 1850
  • C Ellison, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ellison Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Geo. Ludowick Ellison, who came to Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Abraham Ellison U.E. who settled in Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Jacob Ellison U.E. who settled in Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Joseph Ellison U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Joseph Ellison U.E. who settled in Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ellison Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • W. Ellison arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1849
  • Daniel Ellison, aged 41, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "James Fernie"
  • James Ellison, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"
  • William Ellison, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"

Ellison Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Ellison landed in East Coast, New Zealand in 1839
  • Elizabeth Ellison arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Empress" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ellison (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ellison (post 1700)



  • Ralph Waldo Ellison (1914-1994), American writer, best known for the "Invisible Man" and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison (b. 1944), American business magnate, co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation
  • William Henry Ellison (b. 1945), former American NFL football running back
  • Brady Ellison (b. 1988), American Olympic archer
  • Harlan Ellison (b. 1934), American writer of speculative fiction with more awards for imaginative literature than any other living author
  • Brian Durst Ellison, American politician, Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1996, 1998, 2000
  • Arthur Ellison, American politician, Dry Candidate for Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933
  • Andrew Ellison (1812-1860), American Democrat politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1846; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1853-55
  • A. E. Ellison, American politician, Mayor of Lehi, Utah, 1981-82; Defeated, 1985
  • Brooke Ellison, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 2nd District, 2006
  • ... (Another 61 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Ellison


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Suggested Readings for the name Ellison



  • Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South by Michael P. Johnson.
  • Arthur Ellison of Adams County, Ohio and Some of His Descendants and Relatives by Floyd Vernon Ellison.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  11. ...

The Ellison Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ellison 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.

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