Early Origins of the Ellisson 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 Ellisson family
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Ellisson Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name found included Ellison, Ellerson, Elleson, Elyson, Elison and many more.
Early Notables of the Ellisson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ellisson family to Ireland
Some of the Ellisson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ellisson 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 Ellisson, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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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