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Where did the Scottish Hendrickson family come from? What is the Scottish Hendrickson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hendrickson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hendrickson family history?The background history of the name Hendrickson starts in ancient Scotland among the Pictish people. The name Hendrickson is derived from the personal name Henry.
Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Hendrickson include Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendrickson research. Another 161 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hendrickson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Hendrickson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Hendrickson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words(10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
The freedom of the North American colonies was enticing, and many Scots left to make the great crossing. It was a long and hard journey, but its reward was a place where there was more land than people and tolerance was far easier to come by. Many of these people came together to fight for a new nation in the American War of Independence, while others remained loyal to the old order as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of Scots in North America have recovered much of this heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and other such organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important and early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Hendrickson:
Hendrickson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Hendrickson Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Hendrickson Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Hendrickson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hendrickson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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