Lower Saxony, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems Rivers. Lower Saxony was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. In the Middle Ages, many of the Saxon lands were a part of the Holy Roman Empire, which was characterized by the feudal system.
Early Origins of the Bloem family
Lower Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the Hanover region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. From the 14th century the name was associated with a Patrician family that possessed estates in the Calenberg and Minden region.
Early History of the Bloem family
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Bloem Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Blum, Blumm, Blume, Blumen, Bluem and others.
Early Notables of the Bloem family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bloem family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Frantz Blum, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1730; as did Johann Jacob Blum in 1751; and Johann Georg Blum in 1749. Andreas Blume came to Winterhill, Massachusetts in 1777.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bloem (post 1700)
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