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Homeyer Early Origins



The surname Homeyer was first found in Berwickshire 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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Homeyer Spelling Variations


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Homeyer Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Homeyer occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Home, Hume, Humes and others.

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Homeyer Early History


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Homeyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Homeyer research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1490, 1506, 1516, 1549, 1575, 1566, 1619, 1633, 1615, 1666, 1674, 1687, 1706, 1671, 1698, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Homeyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Homeyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Homeyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Alexander Home, 1st Lord Home (d. 1490);Alexander Home, 2nd Lord Home (d. 1506); Alexander Home, 3rd Lord Home (d. 1516); George Home, 4th Lord Home (d. 1549); Alexander Home, 5th Lord Home (d. 1575); Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home (c...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Homeyer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Homeyer In Ireland


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Homeyer In Ireland



Some of the Homeyer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Homeyer, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Homeyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinr Homeyer, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Max Homeyer, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Wilhelm Homeyer, aged 30, landed in South Dakota in 1889
  • Heinrich Homeyer, aged 3, landed in South Dakota in 1889
  • Maria Homeyer, who arrived in South Dakota in 1889
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Homeyer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Homeyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Homeyer 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 28 March 2014 at 14:19.

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