Early Origins of the Engelberdt family
The surname Engelberdt 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. The family held a family seat
at Arnhem, Yzendoorn, Middleburg but originally of de Groningue.
Early History of the Engelberdt family
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Engelberdt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Engelbert, Engelberts, van Engelbert, Engelbert, van Engelbert, Engelberdt and many more.
Early Notables of the Engelberdt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Engelberdt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Eldert Engelberts, who came to New York, NY in 1654; Anna Maria Engelbert, who arrived in New York in 1710; George Engelbert, who came to Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1833.