Early Origins of the Edgemon family
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.
Early History of the Edgemon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edgemon research.Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1486, 1705, 1635, 1438, 1516, 1504, 1559, 1534, 1559, 1509, 1548, 1540, 1548, 1601 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Edgemon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Edgemon 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.
Early Notables of the Edgemon family (pre 1700)
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included John III of Egmont (or Egmond) (1438-1516), the first Count of Egmont, Lord of Baer, Lathum, Hoogwoude, Aarstwoude, Purmerend, Purmerland and Ilpendam. His son George or Joris van Egmont... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edgemon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Edgemon family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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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