Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Harders was originally derived from a family having lived in two parishes near Canterbury referred to as Hardres.
Early Origins of the Harders family
Kent, where family members were Lords of the manor Lyminge. The earliest recorded ancestor is Robert de Hardres, who lived during the reigns of Edward the Confessor and William the Conqueror. He held his lands from the Archbishop of Canterbury, which consisted of a church, a mill, and a fishery of forty eels, as recorded in the Domesday Book. The family derived from Ardres in Picardy.
Early History of the Harders family
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Harders Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Harders include Hardress, Hardres, Hardresse, Hardrese, Harders and many more.
Early Notables of the Harders family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Harders family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Harders Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Harders Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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