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Edgemon Early Origins



The surname Edgemon was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Edgemon Spelling Variations


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Edgemon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Egmond, Egmonds, Egmonde, Egmondes, Eggmond, Egmmond, Egmonnd, Egmondd, Egmondde, Egmont, van Egmond, van der Egmond and many more.

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Edgemon Early History


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Edgemon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edgemon research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1486, 1705, 1635, 1601 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Edgemon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edgemon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edgemon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edgemon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Sergerse Egmont, who came to Albany, NY in 1643; Leopold Philip O William VanEgmond, who came to Philadelphia in 1819; John Dietrich C. Lewis VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Edgemon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Edgemon (post 1700)



  • Darcie Edgemon (b. 1980), American children's book author
  • Cindy Edgemon, American actress, known for role in Reluctant Hitman (2001)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    6. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
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    The Edgemon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edgemon 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.

    This page was last modified on 25 August 2015 at 08:47.

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