Barnhouse History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Barnhouse is a local name. Such names are derived from some feature of the local geography where the original bearer lived or held land. In this case, it belongs to the subcategory of habitation surnames, which is a type of local surname that is derived from an already existing place name. In this case, it is derived from Bernhausen, a place which has since been absorbed by the city of Stuttgart. There was a Bernhausen Castle near the city of Stuttgart that was destroyed in 1449. Many German family names were derived from the names of small villages, royal or noble households, and even large religious dwellings.
Early Origins of the Barnhouse family
The surname Barnhouse was first found in Wuerttemburg, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Barnhouse family
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Barnhouse Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bernhausen, Bernhauser, Bernhaussen, Bernhausser, Burnhausen, Burnhauser, Burnhaussen, Bernhausser, Bernehausen, Bernehauser, Bernehaussen, Bernehausser, Bernhosen, Berhoser, Bernhossen, Bernhosser, Bernhaus, Burnhaus, Burnhauser, Bernehaus, Bernehauser, Bernhouse, Burnhouse and many more.
Early Notables of the Barnhouse family (pre 1700)
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Barnhouse migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Barnhouse Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Richard Barnhouse who arrived in Salem Massachusetts in 1638
- Richard Barnhouse, who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1638 
- Tho Barnhouse, who landed in Virginia in 1658 
Barnhouse Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Samuel Dallas Barnhouse, aged 32, who settled in America from Terralta/WV, in 1917
- Mabel Barnhouse, aged 42, who arrived at Watsonville, California, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Barnhouse (post 1700)
- Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse (1895-1960), American pioneer of radio preaching in the 1920s
- William Barnhouse, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2004 
- Edward L. Barnhouse (b. 1867), American Democrat politician, Physician; Surgeon; Pharmacist; Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Iron County, 1927-28 
- August F. Barnhouse, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Eldon, Missouri, 1965-67 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html