Motto: #ane #chast #arbor Motto Translation: #one #pure #tree United States Acheson migration to the United States 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:Acheson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century Susan Acheson, who landed in Maryland in 1663 Thomasin Acheson, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 Acheson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century Nanny Acheson, aged 21, who landed in New York, NY in 1804
David Acheson Jr., who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816 Daniel Acheson Sr., who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
Thomas Acheson who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798 followed by Joseph in 1828 and George in 1832 Samuel H Acheson, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856
Contemporary Notables of the name Acheson (post 1700) + Marcus Wilson Acheson (1828-1906), American politician, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1880-91; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1891-1906; Died in office 1906
James M. Acheson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952  Ernest Francis Acheson (1855-1917), American Republican politician, Newspaper editor;