Fogle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Fogle is a name that originated in Thuringia, which is located between Hessen and Lower Saxony in the west and Saxony in the east. During the 2nd and 3rd centuries, Thuringia was a kingdom of the Germanic Hermunderen, but the land was conquered by the Franks and the Saxons in the mid-6th century. Thuringia was brought under the rule of Franconian counts by Charles Martel and Charlemagne founded the Thuringian Mark in 804 as a defensive region against the Slavs. In the late 15th century, Thuringia was divided into four main principalities: Sachsen-Weimar, Sachsen-Altenburg, Sachsen-Coburg, and Sachsen-Meiningen. Thuringia retained its independent status until it became a part of the German Empire after the Unification of 1871.

Early Origins of the Fogle family

The surname Fogle was first found in Thuringia, in the south-eastern part of Saxony, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. The family can be traced as far back as the year 1544, when Heinrich Vogel the Elder founded a branch of the family in the Duchy of Gotha.

Important Dates for the Fogle family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fogle research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1749, 1781, 1790, 1814, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Fogle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fogle Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vogel, Voegel, Vogele, Voegele, Voegelein, Vagel (northern Germany), Vogeler, Vogler, Voegler, Voegeler, Vogl (Austria), Vageler (northern Germany), Fogel, Fogeler, Vakel, Vogal, Vogels, Vogall and many more.

Early Notables of the Fogle family (pre 1700)

Notable members of the surname Fogle in this period were Joseph Anton Vogl, a noted physician in Pusterthals who was ennobled in 1781 for his outstanding accomplishments. He brought...
Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fogle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fogle migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fogle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Fredk Fogle, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1772 [1]
Fogle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Fogle, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]
  • Casper Fogle, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]
  • John Francis Fogle, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1860 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Fogle (post 1700)

  • Raymond A. Fogle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948, 1952, 1956 [2]
  • George Edgar Fogle, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 36th District, 1926 [2]
  • Frederick Augustus Fogle (1883-1940), American politician, Mayor of Salem, North Carolina, 1911-13 [2]
  • Christian Henry Fogle (1846-1898), American politician, Mayor of Salem, North Carolina, 1884-88 [2]
  • Charles E. Fogle, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Pleasants County, 1927-30 [2]
  • Charles D. Fogle Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956 [2]
  • C. W. Fogle, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940 [2]
  • Augustus Gottlieb Fogle (1820-1897), American politician, Mayor of Salem, North Carolina, 1868-73, 1876-78, 1888-89; Forsyth County Sheriff, 1878-84 [2]
  • Julius Fogle (b. 1971), American professional boxer
  • James Fogle (1937-2012), American author of the autobiographical novel Drugstore Cowboy which led to the 1989 film of the same name starring Matt Dillon
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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