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Ganson Early Origins



The surname Ganson was first found in Caithness (Gaelic: Gallaibh), the northern tip of Scotland, a Norse/Viking controlled region from the 9th century, which became the Earldom of Caithness, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Ganson Spelling Variations


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Ganson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ganson, Gaunson, Gaweson, Gawenson, Gavenson and many more.

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Ganson Early History


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Ganson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ganson research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ganson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ganson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ganson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ganson 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ganson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Ganson settled in Pennsylvania in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ganson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ganson (post 1700)



  • John Ganson (1818-1874), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Senate 31st District, 1862-63, 1874; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1863-65
  • James Ganson, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Genesee County, 1812-14, 1815-17, 1824
  • Arthur Ganson, American kinetic sculptor with works on display at the MIT Museum in Boston, Massachusetts

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Ganson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    8. 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).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
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    The Ganson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ganson 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 12:43.

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