Tollsen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Tollsen surname is a patronymic
created from the Old English name Toll.
Early Origins of the Tollsen family
The surname Tollsen was first found in Cumberland
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Tollsen family
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Early Notables of the Tollsen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tollsen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mr. Tolson who settled in Georgia in 1737; John Tolson settled in Virginia in 1774; George Tolson arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880.
The Tollsen Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Ferro comite
Motto Translation: My sword my companion.
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