Early Origins of the Plessington family
Lancashire at Pleasington, a village and civil parish in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen that dates back to 1196 when it was listed as Plesigtuna and literally meant "estate associated with a man called Pleasa" from the Old English personal name + "ing" + "tun." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) Another reference claims that it was listed in the Domesday Book, but we cannot collaborate this claim. As far as the surname is concerned, it was first referenced in the 13th century and are recorded in the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum 1139, folio 37b.
Early History of the Plessington family
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Plessington Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Plessington, Blessington, Pleasington and many more.
Early Notables of the Plessington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Plessington family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Michael Plessing, who came to Philadelphia in 1805; and Michael Plessing, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1810.
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