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Harowsmorth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Harowsmorth is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a person who made arrows, or more specifically the maker of the iron tips for arrows.

Early Origins of the Harowsmorth family


The surname Harowsmorth was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Harowsmorth family


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Harowsmorth Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Harowsmorth family name include Arrowsmyth, Arrowsmith, Arrowsmythe, Arrowsmithe and others.

Early Notables of the Harowsmorth family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Harowsmorth family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Harowsmorth or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Arrowsmith who settled in America in 1718; followed by John in 1734; and Martha in 1737; Thomas Arrowsmith settled in Virginia in 1670; Daniel Arrowsmith settled in Savanna, GA. in 1865..

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