Patricksoom was first used as a surname in the Scottish/English Borderlands by the Strathclyde-Briton. The first Patricksoom family lived in
in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patricksoom research.Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1034, 1413, 1671 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Patricksoom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations
. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Patricksoom has been spelled Patrickson, Partickson, Patricksone, Patricksoun, Patryckson and many more.
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence
. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan
societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them: George Patrickson who settled in Baltimore in 1790.