Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Hertshyrne comes from when the family lived in the parish of Hartshorne, in the diocese of Lichfield and the county of Derbyshire.
Early Origins of the Hertshyrne family
Derbyshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times and were a distinguished Midlands family.
Early History of the Hertshyrne family
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Hertshyrne Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hertshyrne has appeared include Hartshorn, Hartshorne, Hertshorne, Hertshorn and many more.
Early Notables of the Hertshyrne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hertshyrne family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hertshyrne arrived in North America very early: 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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