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As early as c. 1172, this name was used by judicial officers or judges and it is from this source the surname was more than likely derived. While there may have been Norman roots at La Justice in Normandy, the name was more likely an occupational name for someone who held the office of "the justice," in other words a judge.

Jewson Early Origins



The surname Jewson was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, and Angus where one of the first records of the name was Patrick Justyce as a tenant of the mill at Kelso in 1472. Just two years later, Patrick Justice, a priest who witnessed an instrument of sasine in this shire in 1474. As the forename Patrick was not very popular at this time, these two references may be the same person. The lands of James Justeis and Thomas Justeis are mentioned in Scone in 1491.

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Jewson Spelling Variations


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Jewson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Justice, Justine, Justus and others.

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Jewson Early History


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Jewson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jewson research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1450, 1567, 1600, and 1673 are included under the topic Early Jewson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jewson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jewson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jewson 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:

Jewson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Jewson, aged 41, landed in New York in 1812
  • Alfd. Jewson, aged 26, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1893
  • Mrs. J. P. Jewson, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1896

Jewson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Christopher Jewson, aged 21, who settled in America from Long Eaton, in 1905
  • Herbert F. Jewson, aged 22, who settled in America from Seaford, England, in 1913
  • Leonard T. Jewson, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Sandwich, England, in 1921
  • Harriet Jessie Jewson, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States from E. Dereham, England, in 1921
  • Winifred Mary Jewson, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Dereham, England, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jewson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Ann Jewson, aged 14, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Sumner"
  • William Jewson, aged 12, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Sumner"

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non sine causa
Motto Translation: Not without a cause.


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    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. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    11. ...

    The Jewson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jewson 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 3 December 2014 at 02:59.

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