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The ancestors of the name Hertishorn date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the parish of Hartshorne, in the diocese of Lichfield and the county of Derbyshire.

Hertishorn Early Origins



The surname Hertishorn was first found in Derbyshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times and were a distinguished Midlands family.

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Hertishorn Spelling Variations


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Hertishorn Spelling Variations



Hertishorn has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Hartshorn, Hartshorne, Hertshorne, Hertshorn and many more.

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Hertishorn Early History


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Hertishorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hertishorn research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Hertishorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hertishorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hertishorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hertishorn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Hertishorns to arrive on North American shores: Susannah Hartshorn, who sailed to America in 1744; Dr. Hartshorne, who came to Boston, Massachusetts in 1764; Mary Hartshorne, who came to Pennsylvania in 1771.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hertishorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hertishorn 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 10 December 2014 at 16:09.

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