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Doensdorp Early Origins



The surname Doensdorp 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.

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Doensdorp Spelling Variations


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Doensdorp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Donsdorp, Dondorf, Dennstädt, Donsaert, Dunsdorf, Dönhoff, Denzdorf and many more.

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Doensdorp Early History


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Doensdorp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doensdorp research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 163 and 1635 are included under the topic Early Doensdorp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doensdorp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doensdorp Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francina Engelina Donsdorp, who came to America in 1855; and Henry Dondorf, who came to Pennsylvania in 1868.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Doensdorp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doensdorp Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 26 March 2014 at 11:39.

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