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The lineage of the name Hasswall begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the settlement of Haswell in Hertfordshire. The surname Hasswall may have also been applied to someone who lived by a spring in a grove of hazel trees.

Hasswall Early Origins



The surname Hasswall was first found in Durham 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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Hasswall Spelling Variations


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Hasswall Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hasswall has undergone many spelling variations, including Haswell, Hasswell, Hastwell and others.

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Hasswall Early History


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Hasswall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hasswall research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1190, 1296, 1601, 1683, 1637 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hasswall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hasswall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hasswall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hasswall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hasswall were among those contributors: Thomas Haswell settled in Nevis in 1663; William Haswell settled in Charleston in 1820; John and Mary Hastwell settled in New York State in 1774 with their children, Arthur, Betty, Edward, Isabella, John, Joseph, Margaret, Mary, Richard, Robert and Thomas..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Hasswall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hasswall Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 May 2013 at 15:02.

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