Strathclyde Britons were the first to use the name Williamsolm. It is derived from the Norman personal name William. The name literally was derived from the patronymic expression son of William.
Early Origins of the Williamsolm 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 Williamsolm family
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Williamsolm Spelling Variations
spelling variations in a single document. Williamsolm has been spelled Williamson, Wiliamson, Williamsone and others.
Early Notables of the Williamsolm family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Williamsolm family to Ireland
Some of the Williamsolm family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Williamsolm family to the New World and Oceana
The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. 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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