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Hedgepeth Early Origins



The surname Hedgepeth was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Hedgepeth Spelling Variations


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Hedgepeth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hudspeth, Hochepied, Hochepiet, Hodepiet, Hodespiet, Huddespeth, Hudspethe, Hudseth, Hedgespeth, Hudgpeth, Hedgepeth, Huddeseth and many more.

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Hedgepeth Early History


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Hedgepeth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hedgepeth research. Another 276 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hedgepeth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hedgepeth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hedgepeth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hedgepeth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Hedgepath, who settled in Virginia in 1677; William Hudspeth, who settled in Allegheny Co., PA in 1844; J. C. Hudspeth, who came to San Francisco in 1851.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hedgepeth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hedgepeth (post 1700)



  • Marion "the Handsome Bandit" Hedgepeth (1856-1909), American Wild West outlaw, also known as the Debonair Bandit, the Derby Kid and the Montana Bandit, one of the fastest guns in the Wild, Wild West
  • Whitney Lynne Hedgepeth (b. 1971), American seven-time gold, four-time silver and bronze medalist swimmer

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    8. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Hedgepeth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hedgepeth 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 22 October 2015 at 23:11.

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