Early Origins of the Halsyma family
The surname Halsyma 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.
Early History of the Halsyma family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Halsyma 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 Halsyma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Halsyma Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hals, De Hals, Halsema, Halsband, Halstuch, Halsdutch, Halseema and many more.
Early Notables of the Halsyma family (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 Halsyma Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Halsyma family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Georg Hals, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1771; Marie Madelaine Hals, who settled in Philadelphia sometime between 1816 and 1817; Folkert Halsema, who settled in America in 1868.