Early Origins of the Jongebloet family
The surname Jongebloet 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 held 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 Jongebloet family
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Jongebloet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jongebloet, Jonckbloet, Youngblood, Yongblood, Yungblud, Jongerblood, Jongerbloed, Jungbluth, Jungblut, Jungbluth, Jongbluth and many more.
Early Notables of the Jongebloet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jongebloet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andries Jonckbloet, who settled in New York in 1654; Clary Jongerbloed, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1772; August Jungblut, who came to North America in 1775.