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  • Capt. Jonathan Hanby (1741 - 1817)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A050788
  • Richard Hanby, of Northampton (1626 - 1682)
    Richard is the first member of this line of the Hamby/Hanby family known to have taken up residence in the American Colonies. Exactly when or how he got there is uncertain, but he was certainly residen...
  • Hanby (deceased)
  • ----- Hanby (c.1750 - d.)
  • ? Hanby (deceased)

About the Hanby surname

The surname appears to have radiated out from the North of England, being particularly common in the North and West Ridings of Yorkshire and the county of Durham. Variation have included Hamby, Hemby, Henby, Hanbury, Handy, Hanley, etc.