personal name William. The name literally was derived from the patronymic expression son of William.
Early Origins of the Wiliamsomb family
Clan held a family seat anciently, although their interests straddled the English Scottish border and they held territories as far south as Keswick in Cumberland.
Early History of the Wiliamsomb family
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Wiliamsomb Spelling Variations
Scotland. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Wiliamsomb has been spelled Williamson, Wiliamson, Williamsone and others.
Early Notables of the Wiliamsomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wiliamsomb family to Ireland
Some of the Wiliamsomb family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Wiliamsomb family to the New World and Oceana
Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them: Michael Williamson, who settled in Massachusetts in 1631; James Williamson, who settled in Virginia in 1654 along with Isaac, Richard, Alice, and Ann.
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