Hoyne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hoyne family

The surname Hoyne was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1200 when Walkelin Hone held estates in that shire.

Important Dates for the Hoyne family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoyne research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1279, 1296, 1342, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Hoyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hoyne Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hoyne are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Hoyne include: Hone, Hoan, Hoyne, Hoin, O'Hoone, O'Hone, Hoan, Howen and many more.

Early Notables of the Hoyne family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Hoyne family to Ireland

Some of the Hoyne family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hoyne migration to the United States

Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hoyne or a variant listed above:

Hoyne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Hoyne, who settled in Savannah, Georgia in 1836
  • Thomas Hoyne, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1836 [1]
  • Temple S. Hoyne, aged 54, who landed in America, in 1896
Hoyne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Lizzie Hoyne, aged 19, who settled in America from Kilkeany, in 1900
  • William Hoyne, aged 48, who immigrated to America from Killaney, in 1906
  • Bridget Hoyne, aged 22, who landed in America from Thomastown, Ireland, in 1907
  • Kate Hoyne, aged 25, who landed in America from Callan, Ireland, in 1908
  • John Hoyne, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Thomastown, Ireland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hoyne migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hoyne Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • James Hoyne, who settled in Quebec in 1847
  • Mrs. Ellen Hoyne, aged 36 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Alert" departing from the port of Waterford, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle In July 1847 [2]
  • Mrs. Ellen Hoyne, aged 29 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Virginius" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle In August 1847 [2]
  • Mr. James Hoyne, aged 12 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Rankin" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle In July 1847 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hoyne (post 1700)

  • Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883), American politician, elected Mayor of Chicago in 1876 but was later overturned
  • Thomas A. Hoyne, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1868 [3]
  • Maclay Hoyne, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916 [3]
  • Eugene M. Hoyne, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Illinois State Senate 31st District, 1938 [3]
  • John Hoyne (b. 1978), Irish sportsperson who plays hurling with the Kilkenny senior inter-county team (2000 to 2005)
  • Jack Hoyne, Irish sportsperson who played hurling at Tullaroan and the Kilkenny senior inter-county team (1902 to 1907)
  • Temple Hoyne Buell (1895-1990), American architect

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 35)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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