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Where did the Scottish Hendry family come from? What is the Scottish Hendry family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hendry family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hendry family history?The age-old Pictish-Scottish family name Hendry is derived from the personal name Henry.
In the Middle ages, spelling and translation were not yet regulated by any general rules. spelling variations in names were common even among members of one family unit. Hendry has appeared Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendry research. Another 161 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hendry History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Hendry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Hendry 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.
Faced by this persecution and the generally unstable political climate of those days, many Scots chose to leave their homeland for Ireland, Australia, and North America in search of greater opportunity and freedom. The colonies across the Atlantic were the most popular choice, but a passage there was neither cheap nor easily suffered. Passengers arrived sick and poor, but those who made it intact often found land and more tolerant societies in which to live. These brave settlers formed the backbone of the burgeoning nations of Canada and the United States. It is only this century that the ancestors of these families have begun to recover their collective identity through the patriotic highland games and Clan societies that have sprung up throughout North America. Research into early immigration and passenger lists revealed many immigrants bearing the name Hendry:
Hendry Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Hendry Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Hendry Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Hendry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hendry 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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