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Haynsworth Surname Origin
(Origin Anglo-Saxon) Locality. The farm or place in the forest or grove, from haine, German and Saxon, a wood, and worth, a place inclosed, cultivated. British and Welsh, the estate on the river.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Haynsworth Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Haynsworth Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738