Early Origins of the Heon family
The surname Heon was first found in Belgium, 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 Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin.
Philippa of Hainault (1314-1369), was Queen of Edward III, daughter of William, called the Good, Count of Holland and Hainault (d. 1337.) CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
Early History of the Heon family
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Heon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hainaut, Hainault, Hainnault, Hainaux, Hainfray, Haine, Haineville and many more.
Early Notables of the Heon family (pre 1700)
The surname was distinguished by many in this era including the Hainaut family of Hainaut. Of the counts of Hainaut was William I, Count of Hainaut (1286-1337); he... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Heon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Jean Heon, who settled in Louisiana in 1720
Heon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Francois Heon, who settled in New York, NY in 1824
- Jesse Heon, who settled in Philadelphia in 1868
- Sinai Heon, who arrived in Michigan in 1889
- G. Heon, who arrived in America in 1891
Heon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Simon Heon, who arrived in Quebec in 1642