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Hammill Early Origins



The surname Hammill 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Hammill Spelling Variations


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Hammill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hamel, Hamelaers, Hamelberg, Hamelen, Hamelenberg, Hamelin, Hamelinck, Hamelinière, Hamme and many more.

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Hammill Early History


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Hammill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hammill research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1628, 1780, 1630 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Hammill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hammill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hammill Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hendrick Hamel (1630-1692), the first Westerner to write about the Joseon Dynasty era in Korea. He was a bookkeeper with the Dutch East India Company but...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hammill 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:

Hammill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Hammill, aged 23, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Patrick Hammill, who landed in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in 1816
  • George Hammill, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • Owen Hammill, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Pat Hammill, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1854

Hammill Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ann Hammill, aged 20, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Silestria" from Belfast, Ireland

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hammill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hammill (post 1700)



  • Thomas J. Hammill, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 19th District, 1962
  • John Hammill (1875-1936), American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State Senate, 1908-12; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1921-25; Governor of Iowa, 1925-31; Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1930
  • John Hammill, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in SAINT Helens, 1884-98
  • Frank H. Hammill, American Republican politician, Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1915-19; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1916
  • Mrs. Dan B. Hammill, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956
  • Peter Hammill (b. 1948), English singer, songwriter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hammill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hammill 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 19 July 2013 at 11:23.

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