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Emson is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the son of Emery.

Emson Early Origins



The surname Emson was first found in Yorkshire 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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Emson Spelling Variations


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Emson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Emson have been found, including Empson, Emson and others.

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Emson Early History


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Emson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emson research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Emson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Emson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Emson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Emson Notables 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Emson, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Emson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Emson, aged 33, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • William and Elizabeth Emson, who settled in Virginia in 1650

Emson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sarah Emson, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1711 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Emson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Emson, aged 40, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Emson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Emson (post 1700)



  • Ephraim P. Emson, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Ocean County, 1876
  • Ephraim Emson, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Ocean County, 1862; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Ocean County, 1878-80
  • Paul David Emson (b. 1958), English former footballer who scored 38 goals from 321 appearances (1978-1991)
  • Thomas Emson (b. 1966), Welsh novelist and short story author who writes in English and Welsh
  • Air Marshall Sir Reginald Herbert Embleton Emson KBE, CB, AFC (1912-1995), British senior commander in the Royal Air Force, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (1966-1967) and Inspector-General of the RAF (1967-1969)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. 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.
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The Emson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Emson 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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