This page describes the genesis of the Hedemann-Family from the village Helle near the Zwischenahner Meer.
The name Hedemann has in the USA the variance Hedeman and in Europe as "von Hedemann".
The origin of Hedemann/Hedeman started in the village Helle at the Zwischenahner Meer. The name was first mentioned in
a document from 1134, the farm Hedemann in the year 1190. The oldest known Hedemann with a first name is
Robe Hedemann * ca 1460. His grandfather is named in the "Oldenburger Salbuch"
as "Hedemann thor Helle".
The branch of the von Hedemann is orginated in Hoya with
Friedrich Hedemann * ca 1465.
Es spricht alles dafür, dass dieser Friedrich von den Hedemanns aus Helle abstammt. In his document I try to explain this thesis: