Early Origins of the Howsmann family
The surname Howsmann was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Howsmann family
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Howsmann Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Husmann, Houseman, Houseman, Howsman, Housemann, Huisman, Howsmann, Husmans, Huysman and many more.
Early Notables of the Howsmann family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Howsmann family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Husmann, who arrived in New York city in 1841; Frederic C. Husmann, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1840; Charles Houseman, who arrived in Maryland in 1670.