lambertson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the lambertson family
The surname lambertson was first found in county Berwick 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. The village of Lamberton in Berwickshire is first mentioned on a charter of King Edgar of Scotland in 1095 A.D.
Important Dates for the lambertson family
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lambertson Spelling Variations
Although the name, lambertson, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Lamberton, Lambertone, Lambertown, Lambertson, Lamberson, Lamerson, Lambertsen, Lambyrton, Lambettson, Lamburton, Lambertun, Lambertoune and many more.
Early Notables of the lambertson family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was William de Lamberton (died 1328), who was Bishop of St Andrews from 1297 (consecrated 1298) until his death. Lamberton was...
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Migration of the lambertson family
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the lambertson family name lambertson, or who bore a variation of the surname were George Lamberton, who sailed to New Haven in Connecticut in 1635; Cornelis Lambertsen to New York in 1642; L. Lambettson to Virginia in 1652; Anna Lamberton to New York in 1710.
Contemporary Notables of the name lambertson (post 1700)
- David Floyd Lambertson, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to The Kingdom of Thailand (1988–1991)
- William Purnell Lambertson (1880-1957), American politician, U.S. Representative from Kansas (1929-1945)