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Halsema Early Origins



The surname Halsema 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. They were first recorded in Haarlem in the year 1300. They held a family seat there for several centuries.

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Halsema Spelling Variations


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Halsema Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hals, De Hals, Halsema, Halsband, Halstuch, Halsdutch, Halseema and many more.

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Halsema Early History


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Halsema Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Halsema research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1580, 1666, 1582, 1666, 1591, 1656, 1611, 1669, 1627 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Halsema History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Halsema Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Halsema Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Frans Hals the Elder (c. 1582-1666), a Dutch Golden Age painter, notable for his loose painterly brushwork, helped introduce this lively style of...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Halsema Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Halsema Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Folkert Halsema, who settled in America in 1868
  • Elisabeth Halsema, who settled in America in 1872
  • Lambertus Halsema, who arrived in Auglaize Co. OH in 1880
  • Cornelius Halsema, who arrived in Indiana in 1882

Halsema Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles S. Halsema, who arrived in Indiana in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Halsema (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Halsema (post 1700)



  • Femke Halsema (b. 1966), former Dutch politician and leader of the GreenLeft parliamentary party in the House of Representatives from 2002 till 2010

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Halsema Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Halsema 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 23 July 2013 at 09:42.

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