Marson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Marson family

The surname Marson was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the Marson family

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Marson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marston, Marsden, Marson and others.

Early Notables of the Marson family (pre 1700)

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Marson migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Robert Marson, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 [1]
Marson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Marson, aged 24, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1851 [1]

Marson 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:

Marson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James T. Marson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Ann Marson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Emily Marson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Sarah Marson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Ann Marson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ernestina" in 1865

Contemporary Notables of the name Marson (post 1700)

  • Louis Glenn Marson (b. 1986), American Major League Baseball catcher in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization
  • Edward M. Marson, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1900-02 [2]
  • Richard Marson (b. 1967), English writer, television producer and director, best known as a former editor in chief of the BBC's children's television programme Blue Peter
  • Leonard "Len" Marson (1918-1994), English professional rugby league footballer who played from 1939 to 1949
  • Alberto Marson (1925-2018), Brazilian basketball player at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Una Maud Victoria Marson (1905-1965), Jamaican feminist, activist and writer
  • Roberto Marson (1944-2011), Italian Paralympic athlete
  • Michael Robert "Mike" Marson (b. 1955), retired Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played from 1974 to 1981
  • Alberto Marson (b. 1923), Brazilian bronze medalist basketball player at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Aileen Marson (1912-1939), British film actress, known for Someone at the Door (1936), The Black Mask (1935) and Honeymoon for Three (1935)

Historic Events for the Marson family

HMAS Sydney II
  • Mr. Albert Richard Marson (1909-1941), Australian Mechanician 2nd Class from West Preston, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in the sinking [3]

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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp
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