Hynson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Hynson is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from a nickname as in "son of the hine (hind.)" [1]

Early Origins of the Hynson family

The surname Hynson was first found in Yorkshire, where we find Henry Hynson, Ellen Hyneson and Thomas Hynson, "ploghwryght," (plough wright) listed in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379. Henry and Thomas were either brothers or father and son, and were the scions of their respective branches of the family name. [1]

Early History of the Hynson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hynson research. Another 56 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1617, 1673 and 1644 are included under the topic Early Hynson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hynson 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. Hynson has been spelled many different ways, including Hinson, Hineson, Hindson, Hyneson, Hynson and others.

Early Notables of the Hynson family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Hynson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ireland Migration of the Hynson family to Ireland

Some of the Hynson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Hynson migration to the United States +

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 Hynsons to arrive in North America:

Hynson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas Hynson, who landed in Maryland in 1650 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hynson (post 1700) +

  • Nicole A. Hynson, American Assistant Professor of Botany at the University of Hawaii
  • Mike Hynson, American surfboard designer, best known for his Black Knight series
  • George Beswick Hynson Sr. (1862-1938), American lawyer, writer, poet, and newspaper editor at the Peninsula News and Advertiser
  • Richard T. Hynson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884 [3]
  • Henry L. Hynson, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896 [3]
  • George B. Hynson, American politician, Candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1912 [3]

  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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