Early Origins of the Malison family
The surname Malison was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
where one of the first records of the name was Thomas Malisone in 1445. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
John Malynessone was listed in Yorkshire
in 1317. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Yorkshire Poll Tax
Rolls of 1379 listed: Robertas Malyn; Johannes Malynson; and Richard Malynson. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Early History of the Malison family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malison research.Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1427, 1445 and 1447 are included under the topic Early Malison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Malison Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Malison occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Mallison, Mallinson, Malison, Mallyson, Mallynson, Mallisson, Mallenson, Mellenson, Mellanson and many more.
Early Notables of the Malison family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Malison family to the New World and Oceana
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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Malison, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Charles Mellanson and his brother Peter who both settled in Port Royal N.S. c. 1657; John Mallinson who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1858.