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Follmer Early Origins



The surname Follmer was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vollman was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Follmer Spelling Variations


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Follmer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vollman, Vollmar, Volmar, Follemans, Veulemans, Valman, Vellmen and many more.

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Follmer Early History


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Follmer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Follmer research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1640 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Follmer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Follmer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Follmer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Follmer 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:

Follmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Agnes Follmer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Anna Margaretha Follmer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Hans Jacob Follmer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738
  • George Jacob Follmer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Eberhart Follmer, who settled in South Carolina in 1794

Follmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Follmer, who settled in Baltimore in 1828

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Contemporary Notables of the name Follmer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Follmer (post 1700)



  • Frederick Voris Follmer (1885-1971), United States federal judge
  • George Follmer (b. 1934), retired American race car driver
  • J. Rowland Follmer, American Democrat politician, Chair of Columbia County Democratic Party, 1927
  • Frederick Voris Follmer (b. 1885), American Democrat politician, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1935-46
  • Cyrus B. Follmer, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Lyon, 1924; Tallinn, 1926; Berlin, 1929-38
  • Klaus Follmer (b. 1952), German professional footballer
  • Hans Föllmer (b. 1941), German mathematician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Follmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Follmer 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 2 November 2015 at 11:04.

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