ACHESON FAMILY DNA PROJECT- Background

Administrators

Surnames

Acheson, achesone, achesoun, aitchison, atcheson, atchison

Background

THE ACHESON FAMILY IS WIDELY DISPERSED TODAY BUT ITS COMMON ORIGINS SEEM TO REST IN SCOTLAND. MANY ACHESON'S MIGRATED FROM THERE TO IRELAND IN THE 1600'S AND THENCE TO CANADA,THE USA IN THE 1700'S AND 1800'S AS WELL AS THE U.K., AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.