Goedecke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Goedecke family

The surname Goedecke 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.

Important Dates for the Goedecke family

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Goedecke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Goede, Goedeeke, Goedecke, Goedenhuyze, Goedric, Goederic and many more.

Early Notables of the Goedecke family (pre 1700)

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Goedecke migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goedecke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Axel Goedecke, aged 25, who landed in New York in 1840 [1]
  • Frederick Goedecke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1861 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Goedecke (post 1700)

  • Robert Goedecke, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 1986 [2]

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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, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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