lawn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the lawn family

The surname lawn was first found in County Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, in the mid 17th century. Most likely from the Gaelic name Ó Dubhshláine, comprised of "dubh" and "slán," meaning black and challenge.

Important Dates for the lawn family

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lawn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lane, Laney and others.

Early Notables of the lawn family (pre 1700)

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lawn migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lawn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Mary Lawn, who landed in Maryland in 1638 [1]
lawn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Robert Lawn, who arrived in America in 1795 [1]
lawn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Edward Lawn, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • John Lawn, aged 19, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1864 [1]

lawn migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

lawn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Lawn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [2]
  • Jane Lawn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [2]
  • Caroline Lawn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [2]

lawn migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

lawn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James Lawn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1870
  • Mr. Charles H. Lawn, (b. 1870), aged 3, Cornish settler departing on 18th April 1873 aboard the ship "Halcione" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 14th July 1873 [3]
  • Mrs. Harriet E. Lawn, (b. 1847), aged 26, Cornish settler departing on 18th April 1873 aboard the ship "Halcione" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 14th July 1873 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name lawn (post 1700)

  • Constance Ellen Lawn (1944-2018), American independent broadcast journalist, the longest-serving White House correspondent
  • John J. Lawn, American state legislator serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • John C. "Jack" Lawn, American Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (1985-1990)
  • Chris Lawn (b. 1972), Irish former Tyrone Gaelic footballer

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PHOEBE 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Phoebe.htm
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Wellington 1872-1880 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nz_wellington.pdf    
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