Corne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Corne family
The surname Corne was first found in the various states of Germany. This name was used throughout Germany, but was particularly concentrated in Silesia, Franconia, and Hesse. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within Germany. Because of their numbers, they branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Important Dates for the Corne family
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Corne Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Corne, Del Corne, Korn, Korne, Coorn, Koorn, Corner and many more.
Early Notables of the Corne family (pre 1700)
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Corne migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Corne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Corne, who arrived in Virginia in 1643 
Corne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Pierre De Corne, who landed in Virginia in 1700 
- William Corne, who landed in Virginia in 1703 
- Elinor Corne, who landed in Virginia in 1704 
- Tho Corne, who landed in Virginia in 1706 
- Rebecca Corne, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 
Corne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thomas Corne, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1857 
Corne migration to New Zealand
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Corne Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- J. Corne, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Donna Anita" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 14th June 1863 
Contemporary Notables of the name Corne (post 1700)
- Michele Felice Cornè (1752-1845), Italian-born, American painter
- Luc de la Corne (1711-1784), French Canadian officer in the Compagnies Franches de la Marine
- Louis de la Corne (1703-1761), Chevalier de la Corne, Kingston, Ontario-born French Canadian soldier, awarded the Cross of Saint Louis for his victory in the Battle of Grand Pre
- Katherine Corne Stenholm (1917-2015), American film director and the founding director of Unusual Films
- ^ 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)
- ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html