The chronicles of the Patricksom family show that the name was first used in the Scottish/English Borderlands by the Strathclyde-
. It was a name for a person who lived in
in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patricksom research.Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1034, 1413, 1671 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Patricksom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations
in a single document. Patricksom has been spelled Patrickson, Partickson, Patricksone, Patricksoun, Patryckson and many more.
The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence
, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them: George Patrickson who settled in Baltimore in 1790.