Early Origins of the Patience family
The surname Patience was first found in Dumfriesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England
that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway
Council Area, where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland
to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Patience family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patience research.Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1235, 1376, 1472, 1605, 1590, 1626, 1686, 1663, 1715 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Patience History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Patience Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Padyn, Padian, Padgen, Padine, Paddon and others.
Early Notables of the Patience family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Alexander Peden (1626-1686), also known as Prophet Peden, one of the leading forces in the Covenanter movement.
After the Restoration of Charles II, Peden had to leave his parish under the Middletons Ejectment Act in 1663. For ten years he wandered far and... Another 88 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Patience Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Patience family to Ireland
Some of the Patience family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 176 words (13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Patience family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Patience Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Arthur Patience, who arrived in Virginia in 1657 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Patience (post 1700)
- Luke Patience (b. 1986), Scottish silver medalist sailor at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Sally Patience, Australian actress and voice-over artist
- Olivier Patience (b. 1980), French professional tennis player