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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Hickenbotham is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived at Higginbottom in the county of Cheshire.

Hickenbotham Early Origins



The surname Hickenbotham was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hickenbotham Spelling Variations


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Hickenbotham Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hickenbotham has been spelled many different ways, including Higginbottom, Higginbotham, Hickenbottom, Hickinbottom, Higgenbottom, Higginbothem, Higinbotham, Higinbothem and many more.

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Hickenbotham Early History


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Hickenbotham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hickenbotham research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hickenbotham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hickenbotham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hickenbotham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hickenbotham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hickenbothams to arrive in North America:

Hickenbotham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Hickenbotham, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1894

Hickenbotham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frederick Hickenbotham, aged 34, who landed in America from Burmingham, England, in 1911
  • John Henry Hickenbotham, aged 40, who emigrated to America from Ilkeston, England, in 1912
  • Ellen Hickenbotham, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Ilkeston, England, in 1912

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Hickenbotham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hickenbotham 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 1 January 2013 at 23:15.

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