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Hempson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Gaelic name used by the Hempson family in ancient Ireland was O hAmhsaigh.

Early Origins of the Hempson family


The surname Hempson was first found in Derry, where they held a family seat from early times.

Early History of the Hempson family


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Hempson Spelling Variations


Numerous spelling variations of the surname Hempson exist. A partial explanation for these variants is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include O'Hanson, Hanson, Hansom, O'Hamsey, Hampson, O'Hamson, O'Hampson, Hempson and many more.

Early Notables of the Hempson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hempson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hempson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Francis Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Elizabeth Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Robert Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834

Hempson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Hempson, aged 19, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Indian" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm
  • Samuel Hempson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm

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