The name Huntbox is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbox family
The surname Huntbox was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbox family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbox research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbox Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Huntbox has been spelled many different ways, including Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbox family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Huntbach (1639-1705), an English antiquary from Featherstone, Staffordshire
. In 1700, he bought the manor of Seawall from Richard Leveson. From another line, Burke's... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huntbox Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbox family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Huntboxs to arrive in North America: bearers of the name who sailed to North America before the 20th century, where they contributed to New World society.