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Ellyson Early Origins



The surname Ellyson 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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Ellyson Spelling Variations


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Ellyson Spelling Variations



The name, Ellyson, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Ellison, Ellerson, Elleson, Elyson, Elison and many more.

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Ellyson Early History


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Ellyson Early History



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

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Ellyson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ellyson 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 Ellyson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ellyson In Ireland


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Ellyson In Ireland



Some of the Ellyson 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 settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Ellyson surname who came to North America were:

Ellyson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Ellyson, who landed in Maryland in 1643
  • Robert Ellyson, who landed in Virginia in 1653
  • John Ellyson, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ellyson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ellyson (post 1700)



  • James Taylor Ellyson (1847-1919), American Democrat politician, Member of Virginia State Senate, 1885-88; Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, 1888-94; Virginia Democratic State Chair, 1891-1916; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1906-16
  • Henry Keeling Ellyson (1823-1890), American politician, Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, 1870-71
  • Edgar P. Ellyson (1869-1954), American minister, theologian, and general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene
  • Erica Ellyson (b. 1984), American model and actress
  • Theodore Gordon Ellyson USN (1885-1928), nicknamed "Spuds", the first United States Navy officer designated as an aviator ("Naval Aviator No. 1"), eponym of the USS Ellyson (DD-454/DMS-19), a Gleaves-class destroyer
  • James Taylor Ellyson (1847-1919), American politician, 20th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (1906-1918)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Ellyson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ellyson 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.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2015 at 11:32.

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