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Humes Early Origins



The surname Humes was first found in Berwickshire 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.

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Humes Spelling Variations


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Humes Spelling Variations



Although the name, Humes, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Home, Hume, Humes and others.

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Humes Early History


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Humes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Humes research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1490, 1506, 1516, 1549, 1575, 1566, 1619, 1633, 1615, 1666, 1674, 1687, 1706, 1671, 1698, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Humes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Humes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Humes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Alexander Home, 1st Lord Home (d. 1490);Alexander Home, 2nd Lord Home (d. 1506); Alexander Home, 3rd Lord Home (d. 1516); George Home, 4th Lord Home (d. 1549); Alexander Home, 5th Lord Home (d. 1575); Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home (c...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Humes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Humes In Ireland


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Humes In Ireland



Some of the Humes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Humes family name Humes, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Humes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Humes, who came to Virginia in 1682
  • Elizabeth Humes settled in Virginia in 1682

Humes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Archibald Humes, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Archibald Humes landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Michael Humes, aged 30, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Thomas Humes, aged 28, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • John Humes, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876

Humes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Michael Humes, English convict from Durham, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Humes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Humes (post 1700)



  • William Young Conn Humes (1830-1883), American educator, lawyer, and Confederate cavalry general during the American Civil War
  • Mary-Margaret Humes (b. 1954), American actress, best known for her starring role as Gail Leery in Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2003
  • Edward Humes, American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and non-fiction writer
  • Cedric Akeem Humes (b. 1983), American NFL football running back
  • Thomas William Humes (1815-1892), American clergyman and educator
  • Harold Louis "Doc" Humes Jr. (1926-1992), American author who founded The Paris Review literary magazine
  • Helen Humes (1913-1981), American jazz and blues singer
  • Homer J. Humes, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 50th District, 1883-86; Defeated, 1886
  • Edwin L. Humes, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1913-18, 1919-20
  • E. T. Humes, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Humes Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  11. ...

The Humes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Humes 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.

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