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About the Himes surname

One major lineage for Himes in the US begins with Johannes Paul Heim, b1672 in Mutterstadt, Palatinate, Germany. He immigrated to the US aboard the "Thistle" about 1735. He settled in South Central, Pennsylvania.

By the time of the birth of his grandson, John Christian Himes, the surname had been changed to "Himes."