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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. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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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 11 June 2017 at 20:57.

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