An ancient Strathclyde-Briton family from the Scottish/English Borderlands were the first to use the name Patricksume. They lived in
in 1066 A.D.
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Before the printing press standardized spelling in the last few hundred
years, no general rules existed in the English language. Spelling variations
in Scottish names from the Middle Ages are common even within a single document. Patricksume has been spelled Patrickson, Partickson, Patricksone, Patricksoun, Patryckson and many more.
For Scottish immigrants, the great expense of travel to North America did not seem such a problem in those unstable times. Acres of land awaited them and many got the chance to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence
. These Scots and their ancestors went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: George Patrickson who settled in Baltimore in 1790.