The Hothersall name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in the township of Hothersall, which is loacted near Preston in the parish of Ribchester in Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Hothersall family
The surname Hothersall was first found in Lancashire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Hothersall family
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Hothersall Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hothersall has undergone many spelling variations
, including Hothersall, Hothersal, Hothersell, Hodersall and many more.
Early Notables of the Hothersall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hothersall family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hothersall were among those contributors:
Hothersall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Hothersall, who sailed to Virginia in 1621
- Thomas Hothersall, who arrived in Virginia in 1621 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Hothersall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry Hothersall to Philadelphia in 1855
Contemporary Notables of the name Hothersall (post 1700)
- S. J. Hothersall, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Philadelphia County, 1883-84, 1887-88 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html