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Early Origins of the Ravens family


The surname Ravens was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Ravens family


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Ravens Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Raven, Ravenn, Ravene, Ravenes, Ravenns, Ravven, Raaven, de Raven, Ravan, Ravon and many more.

Early Notables of the Ravens family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ravens family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ravens Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Ravens, who landed in Maryland in 1659-1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ravens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Henry Ravens, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1853

Contemporary Notables of the name Ravens (post 1700)


  • Rupert Ravens, American politician, Representative from New Jersey 13th District, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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