Scotland. The name Hewison is derived from the "son of little Hugh."
Early Origins of the Hewison family
Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, on the Isle of Bute, from ancient times where they were descended from the MacDonalds of Sleat.
Early History of the Hewison family
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Hewison Spelling Variations
spelling variations of Hewison include Hewison, Heweson, Howeson, Howeston, Howstoun, Huison and many more.
Early Notables of the Hewison family (pre 1700)
Clan from early times was Reverend King Hewison; William Hewson (1739-1774) was an 18th Century surgeon, anatomist and physiologist who has sometimes been referred to as...
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Migration of the Hewison family to Ireland
Some of the Hewison family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hewison family to the New World and Oceana
The hardy Scots who made the crossing settled all along the east coast of North America and in the great west that was just then opening up. At the time of the American War of Independence, many United Empire Loyalists moved north from the American colonies to Canada. Scottish national heritage became better known in North America in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic events. An examination of immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hewison arrived in North America very early:
Hewison Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Hewison Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Hewison Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Hewison (post 1700)
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