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The name Hazelwood first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the village of Hazelwood in the county of Derbyshire.
The surname Hazelwood was first found in Salop 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.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hazelwood has appeared include Haslewood, Haselwood, Hazlewood, Hazelwood and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hazelwood research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hazelwood History in all our PDF Extended History products
More information is included under the topic Early Hazelwood Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England
was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England
at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hazelwood arrived in North America very early:
Hazelwood Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Samuel Hazelwood, who landed in Maryland in 1671
Hazelwood Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Richard Hazelwood, who arrived in New York in 1832
Hazelwood Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- A.W. Hazelwood, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Madras" in 1877
- Kate Hazelwood, aged 22, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Madras" in 1877
- Emily C. Hazelwood, aged 1, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Madras" in 1877
- Theodore Eugene Hazelwood (1924-2005), American NFL football offensive tackle
- Blaise Hazelwood (b. 1972), Republican strategist and consultant in the United States
- John Hazelwood (1726-1800), English-born, American officer in the Continental Navy, eponym of the USS Hazelwood (DD-107) and the USS Hazelwood (DD-531)
- Robert Roy Hazelwood (b. 1938), retired FBI profiler
- William B. Hazelwood (b. 1937), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924; Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930
- Edgar H. Hazelwood, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 7th District, 1908; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1932
- Dean Hazelwood, New Zealand musician, best known for his work with the New Zealand pop band The Mockers
- Michael "Mike" Hazelwood (1958-1977), retired British water skier and a two-time world overall champion (1977 and 1979)
- Donald Hazelwood AO OBE (b. 1930), Australian violinist
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
- Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
- Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
- Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
The Hazelwood Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hazelwood 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.
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