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Hudspeth Early Origins



The surname Hudspeth was first found in Holland, 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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.

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Hudspeth Spelling Variations


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Hudspeth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hudspeth, Hochepied, Hochepiet, Hodepiet, Hodespiet, Huddespeth, Hudspethe, Hudseth, Hedgespeth, Hudgpeth, Hedgepeth, Huddeseth and many more.

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Hudspeth Early History


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Hudspeth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hudspeth research. Another 276 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hudspeth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hudspeth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hudspeth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hudspeth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Hudspeth, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1844
  • William Hudspeth, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • J. C. Hudspeth, who came to San Francisco in 1851
  • J C Hudspeth, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Hudspeth Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hudspeth, who came to Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hudspeth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hudspeth (post 1700)



  • James M. Hudspeth, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 19th District, 1852-53
  • James A. Hudspeth, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 87th District, 2010
  • Jack Hudspeth, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920
  • Emmett L. Hudspeth, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1978
  • E. E. Hudspeth, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1936
  • Cooper Hudspeth, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1944, 1948; Postmaster at Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1954-64
  • Claude Benton Hudspeth (1877-1941), American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives, 1902-06; Member of Texas State Senate, 1906-18; U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1919-31
  • Bob Hudspeth, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 2004
  • Andrew H. Hudspeth, American politician, Justice of New Mexico State Supreme Court, 1931
  • Joseph Hudspeth, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1904
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hudspeth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hudspeth Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 October 2015 at 14:29.

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