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Where did the English Emmon family come from? What is the English Emmon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Emmon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Emmon family history?Emmon is one of the oldest family names to come from the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Emma.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Emmon has undergone many spelling variations, including Eman, Emmon, Emmond, Emmons, Emmonts, Emon, Emond, Emonds, Emonts and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emmon research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Emmon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Emmon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Emmon were among those contributors: Sarah Eman who settled in Edgar Town Massachusetts in 1820; Anne Emonds settled in Virginia in 1638; David Emon settled in New England in 1775; William Emonts settled in Philadelphia in 1875.
The Emmon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Emmon 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.
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