Focks History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Focks family

The surname Focks 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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.

Early History of the Focks family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Focks research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1729, 1778, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Focks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Focks Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fock, Focke, Fockes, Focck, Fockk, Foock, Fohck, Fockez, Fockz and many more.

Early Notables of the Focks family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Focks family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Eliz Focke, who came to Virginia sometime between 1673 and 1674; Anna Cathrine Fock, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734; Barbara Fackler, who came to Pennsylvania in 1737.



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