When Elizabeth Alston was born in 1710, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, Daniel Jackson, was 36 and her mother, Ann Davis, was 36. She married Benjamin Symons in 1731, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.
English and Scottish:
from the Middle English personal name Alstan, which is a coalescence of several different Old English personal names: Æthelstān ‘noble stone’, Ælfstān ‘elf stone’, Ealdstān ‘old stone’, or Ealhstān ‘temple stone’.
habitational name from any of various places called Alston (in Cumbria, Lancashire, Devon, and Somerset) or Alstone (in Gloucestershire and Staffordshire). With the exception of Alston in Cumbria, which is formed with the Old Norse personal name Halfdan, these placenames all consist of an Old English personal name + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, for example Ælfsige in the case of Alstone in Gloucestershire.
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