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Heckstein Early Origins



The surname Heckstein 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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Heckstein Spelling Variations


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Heckstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hacksteen, Hackstein, Hackenstein, Hagenstein, Haksteen, Heckstein, Heckstein and many more.

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Heckstein Early History


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Heckstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heckstein research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heckstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heckstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heckstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heckstein 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: Augustin Hagenstein, who came to North America in 1781; Maria Haksteen, who came to Baltimore in 1847; Johann Jacob Emilia Haksteen, who settled in 1848.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Heckstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heckstein 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 31 March 2014 at 14:24.

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