Early Origins of the Depken family
The surname Depken was first found in Hanover, where this family made important contributions toward the development of this district from ancient times. Always prominent in social and political affairs, the family formed alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation. A branch of this family is said to have migrated to East Prussia
with the knights of the Teutonic Order in 1410.
Early History of the Depken family
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Depken Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Depner, Daepner, Dapner, Deppner, Depener, Deppe, Depper, Deppen, Depke, Depken, Doepke, Doepker, Toepner and many more.
Early Notables of the Depken family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Depken family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lobonus Depper, who arrived with his family in America in 1709; Anna Elisabetha Depp, who arrived in Georgia between the years 1733 and 1783; John Depp, a Swiss Palatine, who arrived in North Carolina in 1710.