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Towson Early Origins



The surname Towson was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, it is believed before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Towson Spelling Variations


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Towson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tonson, Townson and others.

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Towson Early History


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Towson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Towson research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1473, 1496, 1620, 1656, 1736, 1676, 1650 and 1862 are included under the topic Early Towson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Towson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Towson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Towson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Towson In Ireland


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Towson In Ireland



Some of the Towson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Towson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Towson, who arrived in Virginia in 1645

Towson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Towson, aged 23, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Marshall Bennett,"
  • Jane Towson, aged 21, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Marshall Bennett,"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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    The Towson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Towson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 March 2015 at 09:22.

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