Anglo-Saxons ruled over the region. The name is assumed to have been given to someone who was a mounted warrior, rider, groom, or horse-dealer. The surname Hoseement is derived from the Old English words hors, which means horse, and mann, which means man or servant.
Early Origins of the Hoseement family
Buckinghamshire 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.
Early History of the Hoseement family
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Hoseement Spelling Variations
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. Hoseement has been spelled many different ways, including Horsman, Horseman and others.
Early Notables of the Hoseement family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hoseement family to the New World and Oceana
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 Hoseements to arrive in North America: Christopher Horsman settled in Fort Cumberland Nova Scotia in 1775; Marmaduke Horsman settled in New Jersey in 1677.
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