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The ancient roots of the Handfeart family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Handfeart comes from when the family lived in the township of Handforth, in the parish of Cheadle in the county of Cheshire.

Early Origins of the Handfeart family


The surname Handfeart was first found in Cheshire 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.

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Early History of the Handfeart family

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Early History of the Handfeart family


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Handfeart Spelling Variations

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Handfeart Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Handfeart has appeared include Handford, Hanford and others.

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Early Notables of the Handfeart family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Handfeart family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Handfeart family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Handfeart family to the New World and Oceana


At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Handfeart arrived in North America very early: Thomas Handford settled in Scituate in Massachusetts in 1645; and became a Freeman of that colony; Jane, Martha and Richard Handford settled in New England in 1754..

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