led invasions of 1171 and 1172.
The Flemmink name is derived from the Old French word "flamanc," which means a " Flemish person" or simply a "Fleming."
The surname Flemmink was first found in the eastern Irish county of Meath. There, the family acquired considerable estates and built the Castle Slane.
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Of note in the family at this time was Nicholas Fleming, Archbishop of Armagh from 1404 to 1416, best known for his "Fleming's Register"; Rev. Richard Fleming, SJ (1542-1590), professor of philosophy in Paris, regarded as... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flemmink Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Fleming, who arrived in Virginia in 1650; Christopher Fleming, who settled in Virginia in 1653; James, John, Joseph, Martin, Richard, Samuel, Thomas, and William Fleming who all came to Philadelphia Pa. between 1840 and 1860.
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