Hibson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Hibson name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Hibson is derived from the baptismal name Isabel.

Early Origins of the Hibson family

The surname Hibson was first found in Yorkshire, where they were a major north country family. By example, "Denton Park, the property of Sir Charles Ibbetson, Bart., lord of the manor, is a handsome mansion, built in 1760, and situated in a wellwooded park, overlooking the river Wharfe." [1]

Important Dates for the Hibson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hibson research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1392, 1397, 1399, 1596, 1695, 1759, 1800 and 1825 are included under the topic Early Hibson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hibson Spelling Variations

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hibson were recorded, including Ibbetson, Ibbotson, Ibbitson, Ibetson, Ibotson, Ibitson, Ibbet, Ibbot, Ibbit, Ibiot, Ibboteson, Ibotessone, Ibbison and many more.

Early Notables of the Hibson family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Hibson family

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Hibson family emigrate to North America: Persival, Elizabeth and Anne Ibotson, who sailed to Virginia in 1623. Arthur William Ibbotson sailed to Philadelphia in 1852; Harvey Ibbotson to Philadelphia in 1854.

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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