Early Origins of the Hordierne family
Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Hordierne family
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Hordierne Spelling Variations
Although the name, Hordierne, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Hordern, Horden, Hordin, Hordon, Hordeyne, Hordiene, Hordierne, Orden and many more.
Early Notables of the Hordierne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hordierne family to the New World and Oceana
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 Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Hordierne family name Hordierne, or who bore a variation of the surname were Adam Horden, who sailed to Maine in 1622; John Horden, who came to America in 1763; and Catherine Hordin, who arrived in New York in 1850.
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