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This famous name of habitational origins, is found in the Annals both of Britain and the United States of America, where it made an early entry (see below). The origin however, is Olde English pre 7th Century, the derivation being from "hals" meaning a neck of land, plus "eg", an island. This was often an island formed in a river, rather than at sea, as in the villages of Halse in Somerset and Northampstonshire. There are a number of alternative or variant spellings including Halse, Halsho, Halso and Hause, the former being relatively popular in Devon and Somerset. Six Coats of Arms have been granted to Halseys, the earliest for the Halseys of Devon, being a gold field charged with a fess between three griffins' heads, all in Hack...

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Angela Halsey

Hello my name is Angela Halsey and I have been trying to find all the information I can about the Halsey family. I'm stuck, I can only find information as far back as my great great great father Moses Halsey, and I have traced him back to New Jersey, but that's as far as I can get. Any tips on how or where I can further my search. Great Great great grand father was Moses Halsey (New Jersey), Great Great grand father Moses Halsey, great grandfather William Halsey,(virginia) grand father Whitt Halsey ( Kentucky), my father Robert Lee Halsey(Kentucky)

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