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Early Origins of the Lesson family


The surname Lesson was first found in Northampton. where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

Early History of the Lesson family


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Lesson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesone, Leson, Lesson and others.

Early Notables of the Lesson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lesson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lesson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Lesson, who settled in Maryland in 1663

Lesson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Lesson, a ship passenger arriving in San Francisco in 1851
  • J Lesson, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Lesson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Lesson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cromwell" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Cromwell 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cromwell.htm

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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) CROMWELL 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cromwell.htm

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