Molison History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Molison family

The surname Molison 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 they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Molison family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Molison research. Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1589 is included under the topic Early Molison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Molison Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mollison, Molison, Mollyson, Molleson and others.

Early Notables of the Molison family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Molison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Molison migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Molison Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Molison, who settled in Maryland in 1731

Contemporary Notables of the name Molison (post 1700) +

  • G. C. Molison, American politician, Candidate for Texas State Board of Education 6th District, 2012 [1]
  • Alfred Molison Jr., American politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 131st District, 2012 [1]

The Molison Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fax mentis honestae gloria
Motto Translation: Glory is the light of a noble mind.

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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