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The name Harters is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in two parishes near Canterbury referred to as Hardres.

Harters Early Origins



The surname Harters was first found in 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.

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Harters Early History


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Harters Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harters research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1610, 1681, 1664 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Harters History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harters Spelling Variations


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Harters Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Harters has been spelled many different ways, including Hardress, Hardres, Hardresse, Hardrese, Harders and many more.

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Harters Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harters Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harters Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Harterss to arrive in North America: Tryntie Harders, who sailed to New York in 1643; J.G. harder to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1808; and J.W. Harders, who settled in San Francisco, Cal. in 1853..

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