Last name: Dawson
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Hi all, I am Zoe Dawson, daughter of Brian Dawson from Catterick - Yorkshire, I am looking for my 2 half sisters and below is all the information I have of them: Hazel Shout born in 1956 in North Allerton Elaine Dawson born March 1980 in Richmond Helen Dawson born 1977 in Richmond. Dad born in Catterick – sister Maureen Please email with any more information - firstname.lastname@example.org
From Nebraska, Grandfather from Oklahoma and that is ALL I know. Does anybody else have any connection from Oklahoma going back further?
My name is Neil Dawson and I am from Virginia.My Dawson relatives moved here in the mid 1800's from Randolph Co. N.C. I have traced my oldest ancestor back to around 1755 in North Carolina.His name was Daniel Dawson..I would appreciate any info. i can get. email@example.com
Dawson from Newcastle Upon Tyne in England here. I still keep reading mixed origins of our surname and it is hard to know which is the true origin or if it had several infact. This one seems to be Anglo-Saxon, deriving from 'David' another version is that it originates from the Normans. I've read from a couple of sources that our ancestors were either Normans - or or Normanised Frenchmen originating in D'Osson France. Apparently they were either involved in the battle of Hastings 1066 or one of the families who sent soldiers over to invade. Which exactly I do not know. They were then awarded lands in what is now Carlisle apparently. I would love to know which is the 'real' version anyway.
Our family has been in East Texas for 3 generations and trace back to Ohio and Illinois during the mid 1800s. My dad has followed our line back to Scotland pre American Revolution.
Sub clan of the Davidson's of Tulloch, originated in the highlands, was a member of the Chattan alliance and left for Ireland after the downfall of the Stuarts. My particular line immigrated to Canada and settled in Ontario. I am first full citizen of the U.S. in the family as we reside in Michigan currently.
My Dad ray Dawson was from congelton cheshire. Trying to find bit more about his family is mum was Emma Dawson who remarried to become Emma Rowe.
my family is in ohio and was in west virgina
I was under the impression it was an Anglicised name of Norman origin. It doesn't pay to be too inquisitive, I enjoyed telling people that we went over with William the Bastard and kicked Anglo-Saxon arse, turning a backwater into a modern state. Now what?
My father came across a book with a title something like Three Hundred Years of Dawsons in America, published around 1960. It started with a Dawson landing on Kent Island in The Chesapeake Bay in the 1630s, and the various branches traced thereafter included my grandfather's name. I'm 13th or 14th generation. The family moved up the Potomac through Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Our branch went out to Ohio and central Illinois during the 1800s. My grandparents moved from Illinois to Michigan after WWI. The book mentioned that the family traced back to a Duc D'Ossone, who went over from Normandy with William the Conqueror and fought at the battle of Hastings. The name was anglicized to Dawson.
I'm a Dawson by birth. I was born in Northern Virginia. I've been working on my ancestry for awhile now and have hit a dead end. My great grandfather Thomas Joseph Dawson Sr was born in New Bedford Massachusetts in 1891 and died in 1961 in Fairfax Virginia. He enlisted in 1917, he ended is 3rd enlistment in 1923. He moved to Centreville Virginia and married Elsie Marie Robertson. Their children were Jane Elizabeth (Dawson) Markey, Margaret Edith (Dawson) Brown, Thomas Joseph Jr, Edwin O, Anne Virginia (Dawson)Nachman and Sarah Eileen (Dawson) Brown, only Anne is still living. Thomas J Dawson Sr would not speak of his family. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Well My family are Dawson's they are from Scotland we are Clan Davidson....I have written history, Daniel Dawson. My great grandmother was Bethea Kirkland Dawson married to Julius Kerstan
I am just starting our Dawson family tree. Any help would be appreciated. My grandfather Miles Dawson was born in 1928 in Tynside & was married to Jesse. They had 4 children, Dennis, Phyllis, Frank and Gerald. Wondered if David Dawson from Newcastle any relation? We now live in York.
I don't know much about the Dawson side of my family but i would like to learn a lot about it. I just don't know where to find out information as none of the Dawsons really talk >.<
dawson was my grandmothers surname she is from the newcastle area in england and she has 5 other siblings from around that area and id imagine they would all have children so if your from around their we are probably related
hi all, I'm was born in Sheffield south Yorkshire England. I am the only son of William Ernest Dawson,( known as Ernest) eldest of 7 brothers and 2 sisters, as far as I know I am now the patriarch of the family. I now live in oz, and have no contact with my many, many first cousins. If I remember correctly my fathers sibling were. Wilfred, David,Walter,Albert,Lennard,Sidney,Mary, Agnus. All very old English names. Would like to hear from anyone who might know anyone from the list or any history.
William Timothy Dawson
Jeffrey mark Dawson
Ethan Matthew Dawson
Rev. Ron E. Sanderson
Njål Dawson Svane
Hello, my mom is norwegian, my dad is english and from the isle of man, and i want to know more from my dawson surname,
Steve Richard Dawson
I am a Dawson, I looked into my specific family history and found during the 18th - 19th century a good amount where taken to Australia from London meaning if your tree originates from western Australia around 1826 - 50 you're possibly an age old relative
I am the great granddaughter of Bethea Kirkland Dawson and she nor her family were not from England... my family origins are from Falkirk Scotland
good day;i am kenneth dawson ,born in horsforth , west riding , yorkshire .I have been able to trace my lineage back to "john dawson "of otley area in 1691 but run into nothing before that.My parents (now deceased) spoke of scotish ancestry & part of the clan davidson from dingwall . my great grandfather
Good day:I am kenneth william dawson from hors forth, otley, yorkshire. I have been able to trace my dawson family back to a "john dawson",1691 in the motley area. Before that i can find no specific records .I do recall my parents occasionally mention a connection to the 'davidson" clan in scotland in the dingwall area but no specifics. my mother was an "aide" born in dundee scotland but thats another family tree. I would appreciate any specific facts on my branch of the damsons. There sure seem to be a hell of a lot of us around the world.Thanks in advance