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Gravenhorst Early Origins



The surname Gravenhorst 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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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Gravenhorst Spelling Variations


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Gravenhorst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Greve, Grevelink, Greven, Grevan, Grevenbroch, Grevenbroeck, Grevencop, Grevenrode, Grevinck, Grave, Gravel, Gravenbrouck, Graveneck, Gravenhorst, Gravenstein and many more.

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Gravenhorst Early History


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Gravenhorst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gravenhorst research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1459, 1664, 1749, 1822, 1670, 1740, 1643, 1712, 1647 and 1724 are included under the topic Early Gravenhorst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gravenhorst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gravenhorst Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Aleida Greve (1670-1740), Dutch painter from the Northern Netherlands known for founding the Vrouwenhuis...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gravenhorst 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 or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gravenhorst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gravenhorst (post 1700)



  • A. H. Gravenhorst, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 23rd District, 1920

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gravenhorst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gravenhorst 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 1 December 2015 at 15:33.

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