Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the village of Hardisty Hill located in the parish of Fewston, in the county of Yorkshire. In it's Old English form this place-name was originally Hardolfsty with its origin in the name Hardulf.
Early Origins of the Habbisty family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Habbisty family
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Habbisty Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Habbisty have been found, including Hardisty, Hardesty, Hardistry, Hardest and others.
Early Notables of the Habbisty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Habbisty family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Habbistys to arrive on North American shores: George Hardest, who sailed to Virginia in 1651 and John Hardisty to Maryland in 1813.
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