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Horeste History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Horeste family


The surname Horeste 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Horeste family


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Horeste Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Horst, Horste, Horstt, Horsst, Horrst, Hoorst, Hoorste, Horstes, Horsts, van Horst and many more.

Early Notables of the Horeste family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Horeste family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Vanderhorst, who settled in South Carolina sometime between 1670 and 1694; Anna Barbara Baum Horrst, who came to Pennsylvania in 1751; Johan Elias Horrst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751.

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