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In ancient Scotland, the ancestors of the Henrickson family were part of a tribe called the Picts. The name Henrickson is derived from the personal name Henry.

Henrickson Early Origins



The surname Henrickson was first found in Fife, 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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Henrickson Spelling Variations


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Henrickson Spelling Variations



The arts of spelling and translation were yet in their infancies when surnames began, so there are an enormous number of spelling variations of the names in early Scottish records. This is a particular problem with Scottish names because of the numerous times a name might have been loosely translated to English from Gaelic and back. Henrickson has been spelled Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.

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Henrickson Early History


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Henrickson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henrickson research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Henrickson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Henrickson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Henrickson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Henrickson In Ireland


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Henrickson In Ireland



Some of the Henrickson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



This oppression forced many Scots to leave their homelands. Most of these chose North America as their destination. Although the journey left many sick and poor, these immigrants were welcomed the hardy with great opportunity. Many of these settlers stood up for their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. More recently, Scots abroad have recovered much of their collective heritage through highland games and other patriotic functions and groups. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has located various settlers bearing the name Henrickson:

Henrickson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Henrickson, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1642
  • John Henrickson, who landed in Maryland in 1662

Henrickson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Henrickson, who arrived in Iowa in 1880

Henrickson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • H. Henrickson arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Henrickson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Henrickson (post 1700)



  • Bonnie Henrickson (b. 1963), American head women's college basketball coach at the University of California, Santa Barbara

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Henrickson Historic Events


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Henrickson Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. John Olaf Henrickson (1921-1941), Australian Stoker from Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Henrickson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Henrickson 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 4 December 2015 at 06:30.

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