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Journey Early Origins



The surname Journey 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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Journey Spelling Variations


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Journey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Journigan, Jornigan, Gouhenans, Jornican, Journican, Gourichem and many more.

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Journey Early History


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Journey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Journey research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Journey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Journey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Journey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Journey 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 were:

Journey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Journey, who arrived in New York, NY in 1824
  • Thomas Journey, who came to New York in 1830
  • Nathaniel T. Journey, who settled in Texas in 1832
  • Julius L. Journey, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1854 and 1867
  • Francis Journey, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1854 and 1867

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Contemporary Notables of the name Journey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Journey (post 1700)



  • Charles W. Journey, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928

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Journey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Journey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Journey 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 20 October 2015 at 11:21.

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