Early Origins of the Hormell family
The surname Hormell was first found in Brittany
, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Hormell family
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Early Notables of the Hormell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hormell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Armel, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1845; Louis Harmel, who was recorded in Iowa between 1849-1857; and Theodore Harmel, who is on record in Philadelphi in 1856..
Contemporary Notables of the name Hormell (post 1700)
- Orren C Hormell, professor of Government at Bowdoin College (1911-1953)