Early Origins of the Gillson family
Dumfriesshire and in Warwickshire at Gilson, a hamlet that dates back to 1232 AD. Gilston is a village near Harlow in the county of Hertfordshire. It dates back to 1197 when it was first listed as Gedelston and literally meant "farmstead or village of a man called Gedel or Gydel," from the Old English personal name + "tun." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Gillson family
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Gillson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gillson, Gilson, Gillieson and others.
Early Notables of the Gillson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gillson family to Ireland
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Migration of the Gillson family to the New World and Oceana
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Gillson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Gillson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Gillson (post 1700)
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