Halliburton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Halliburton family

The surname Halliburton was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Halliburton family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Halliburton research. Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1296, 1425, 1466, 1392, 1447, 1452, 1459, 1492, 1502, 1506, 1560, 1490, 1507, 1506, 1500, 1563, 1616, 1665, 1662, 1665, 1674, 1712, 1635, 1715, 1678, 1682, 1682 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Halliburton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Halliburton Spelling Variations

During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Halliburton occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Halliburton, Haliburton, Haleyburton, Hollyburton, Halyburton, Halburton, Heliburton and many more.

Early Notables of the Halliburton family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir John Haliburton of Dirleton, East Lothian (d. 1392); and his son, Sir Walter de Haliburton, 1st Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (died c. 1447), Lord High Treasurer of Scotland; John Haliburton, 2nd Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (died c. 1452); Patrick Haliburton, 3rd Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (died c. 1459)' George Haliburton, 4th Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (died c. 1492); James Haliburton, 5th Lord Haliburton of Dirleton (died c. 1502); Patrick Haliburton, 6th Lord Haliburton of...
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Halliburton migration to the United States

Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Halliburton, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Halliburton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Halliburton who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1765
  • Lawden Halliburton, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1774
  • George Halliburton, who arrived in New Hampshire in 1792 [1]

Halliburton migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Halliburton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. John Halliburton U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Halliburton (post 1700)

  • Richard Halliburton (1900-1939), American traveler, adventurer, and author, best known for having swum the length of the Panama Canal and paying the lowest toll in its history, 36 cents and for his Sea Dragon Expedition from Kowloon to San Francisco, a voyage that led to his presumed demise
  • Jeffrey Halliburton (b. 1949), retired American basketball player
  • Erle Palmer Halliburton (1892-1957), American businessman, founder of the Halliburton Company, an American multinational corporation, one of the world's largest oilfield services companies with over 68,000 employees
  • Robert John Halliburton (1935-2004), English priest and theologian, Canon and Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral (1989-2003)
  • Sir Brenton Halliburton (1774-1860), Canadian jurist, 8th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (1833-1860)
  • William Dobinson Halliburton FRS (1860-1931), British physiologist, one of the founders of the science of biochemistry

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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