Early Origins of the Hoffarth family
Gloucestershire where the name Povey is a provincialism for an owl. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Hoffarth family
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Hoffarth Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Hoffarth include Povey, Povy and others.
Early Notables of the Hoffarth family (pre 1700)
FRS, London merchant and politician, active in colonial affairs from the 1650s, he was a member from 1660 of Charles II's Council...
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Migration of the Hoffarth family to Ireland
Some of the Hoffarth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hoffarth family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Hoffarth or a variant listed above:
Hoffarth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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