Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in the parish of Hartshorne, in the diocese of Lichfield and the county of Derbyshire.
Early Origins of the Hyrdishorn family
Derbyshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times and were a distinguished Midlands family.
Early History of the Hyrdishorn family
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Hyrdishorn Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hyrdishorn include Hartshorn, Hartshorne, Hertshorne, Hertshorn and many more.
Early Notables of the Hyrdishorn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hyrdishorn family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Susannah Hartshorn, who sailed to America in 1744; Dr. Hartshorne, who came to Boston, Massachusetts in 1764; Mary Hartshorne, who came to Pennsylvania in 1771.
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