patronymic suffix "-son," which superseded all other such suffixes in popularity by the 14th century and was most common in the north of Britain. This suffix was sometimes abbreviated to "-s."
Early Origins of the Jeffersson family
Herefordshire 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 1060 A.D.
Early History of the Jeffersson family
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Jeffersson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Jeffersson family name include Jeffers, Jefferson, Jeffson, Jephson and others.
Early Notables of the Jeffersson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jeffersson family to Ireland
Some of the Jeffersson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Jeffersson family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Jeffersson family to immigrate North America: John Jefferson, who came to Virginia in 1620; Mary Jefferson, who settled in Virginia in 1653; Edmund Jefferson, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1682; Robert Jefferson, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1774.
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