Biggadike History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Biggadike family
The surname Biggadike 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Biggadike family
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Biggadike Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bicker, Bickere, Bickeres, Bickerr, Bickerre, Bickeer, Bickeers, Biccker and many more.
Early Notables of the Biggadike family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Biggadike family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gerrott Bicker who settled in Virginia with his wife and three children in 1658; Hannah Bicker, who settled in Nevis some time between the years 1663-1679.
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