Early Origins of the Swannson family
Durham where they were Lords of the manor of Stockton from early times. But by the year 1221 they had moved north into Scotland and acquired the lands of Swaynystoun, near Colinton, in Midlothian, where Duncan Swainston was the scion of that branch. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3) Swainston Manor lies 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east of Calbourne on the Isle of Wight. It was originally a manor house but has now been converted to a hotel. It has a 12th-century chapel on its 32 acres thought to have been built by the Bishops of Winchester.
Early History of the Swannson family
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Swannson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Swainson, Swanston, Swenson, Swenston, Swainston, Swanson and many more.
Early Notables of the Swannson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Swannson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Swanson who settled in Virginia in 1649; Anna Swanson settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630; Thomas Swanson settled in Maryland in 1733; Nicholas Swanson settled in Pennsylvania in 1771.
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