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Where did the English Humes family come from? What is the English Humes family crest and coat of arms? When did the Humes family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Humes family history?
Although the name, Humes, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Home, Hume, Humes and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Humes research. Another 221 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1st , 1490, 1506, 1516, 1549, 1575, 1st , 1566, 1619, 1633, 1615, 1666, 1674, 1687, 1706, 1671, 1st and 1698 are included under the topic Early Humes History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 215 words(15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Humes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Humes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 123 words(9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Humes family name Humes, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Humes Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Humes Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Humes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Humes 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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