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Does Early Origins



The surname Does 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 Gelderland, (Guelders) an ancient province surrounding the town of Gelder. To the south of Friesland this province was originally in two parts north and south of the Rhine. In addition, the province is sub-divided into four towns, or quarters, Nijmegan, Arnhem, Zutphen and Roermond, each having unique rights and customs. Apeldoorn is a city of note. 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.

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Does Spelling Variations


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Does Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Doesburgs, Doesburgh, Doesberg, Does, Doesenburg, Dosenberg and many more.

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Does Early History


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Does Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Does research. Another 282 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1815 and 1842 are included under the topic Early Does History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Does Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Does Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Does Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Does Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jan Does, who arrived in America in 1856

Does Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jacobiend Does, who setted in Illinois in 1927

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Contemporary Notables of the name Does (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Does (post 1700)



  • John De Does, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1948

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Does Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Does 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 11 November 2015 at 10:51.

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