Scotland in the Medieval era. The Heminge name comes from a place named by these Vikings and was used by a family who lived in the Orkneys, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Heminge family
family seat from early times.
Early History of the Heminge family
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Heminge Spelling Variations
spelling variations were the unsurprising result. Heminge has appeared as Hemming, Heming, Hemming, Hemmings, Hemyng and others.
Early Notables of the Heminge family (pre 1700)
Clan from early times was John Heminges (sometimes spelled Heming or Heminge) (1566-1630), an actor in the King's Men, the playing company for which William Shakespeare wrote. He was also co-editor of the First Folio, the collected plays of Shakespeare, published in 1623 and financial manager for the...
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Migration of the Heminge family to Ireland
Some of the Heminge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Heminge family to the New World and Oceana
North America was far from Britain's oppressive monarchy. There, the Scottish found land and freedom, and many even the opportunity to pay back England in the American War of Independence. This brave heritage survives today largely in Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Research into passenger and immigration lists has brought forth evidence of the early members of the Heminge family in North America: Samuel Hemming settled in New England in 1698; Thomas Heming settled in Virginia in 1654; Joe Heming settled in Virginia in 1635.
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