As a surname, Hardenbrook is thought to be derived from the place named Harden in West Yorkshire
. The place name in turn is derived from the Old English words "hara," or "hare," and "denu," or "valley."
Early Origins of the Hardenbrook family
The surname Hardenbrook was first found in Roxburghshire
where one of the first records of the name was John de Hardene who rendered homage to King Edward I
in 1296. Harden is a civil parish and village in West Yorkshire
and an area north of Walsall.
Early History of the Hardenbrook family
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Hardenbrook Spelling Variations
Although the name, Hardenbrook, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Harden, Hardene, Hardin, Hardon and others.
Early Notables of the Hardenbrook family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hardenbrook family to Ireland
Some of the Hardenbrook family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Hardenbrook family to the New World and Oceana
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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Hardenbrook family name Hardenbrook, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Hardenbrook Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Merrill Hardenbrook, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
- Mrs. Hardenbrook, aged 58, who landed in America, in 1894
- F. S. Hardenbrook, aged 38, who emigrated to America, in 1897
Hardenbrook Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Lucy E. Hardenbrook, who landed in America, in 1903
Hardenbrook Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Able Hardenbrook U.E., "Abel" (b. 1756) who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 he died in 1814 CITATION[CLOSE]
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Hardenbrook (post 1700)
- Jeff Hardenbrook, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 2002 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html