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Folmar Early Origins



The surname Folmar 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

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Folmar Spelling Variations


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Folmar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Volmer, Volmar, Vollmar, Volmerbeke, Volmerstein, Wolmer, Wollmer, Wollner and many more.

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Folmar Early History


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Folmar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Folmar research. Another 292 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1640 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Folmar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Folmar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Folmar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Folmar 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:

Folmar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jost Folmar, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Jacob Folmar, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Jacob Folmar, who came to Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Michael Folmar, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

Folmar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louisa L. Folmar, who arrived in New York sometime between 1810 and 1816
  • John Folmar, who settled in New York sometime between 1810 and 1816
  • Henry Folmar, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1845

Folmar Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Philip Folmar, who came to Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Philip Folmar, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Folmar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Folmar (post 1700)



  • Wilson B. Folmar, American politician, Mayor of Troy, Alabama, 1891-93, 1895-97, 1899-1901, 1907-12
  • Leonard Folmar, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 38th District, 1978
  • James M. Folmar, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1952
  • Frank B. Folmar, American politician, Mayor of Troy, Alabama, 1916-18, 1920-22
  • Charles H. Folmar, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Folmar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Folmar 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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