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The Anglo-Saxon name Hertshourn comes from the family having resided in the parish of Hartshorne, in the diocese of Lichfield and the county of Derbyshire.

Hertshourn Early Origins



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

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Hertshourn Spelling Variations


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Hertshourn Spelling Variations



Hertshourn 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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Hertshourn Early History


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Hertshourn Early History



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

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Hertshourn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hertshourn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hertshourn 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 Hertshourns 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. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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    The Hertshourn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hertshourn 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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