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Koepke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Koepke family


The surname Koepke was first found in Saxony, where the name Kopke became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Koepke family


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Koepke Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kopke, Kepke, Koepke, Koepcke, Koepp, Kopka and others.

Early Notables of the Koepke family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Koepke family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Koepke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederich Koepke, who settled in Galveston Texas with his wife and two children
  • Gottfried Koepke, aged 37, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Wilhelm Frederich Koepke, who settled in America with his wife Maria, four daughters and his mother in 1845
  • Johann Gottlieb Koepke, aged 31, who arrived in America in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Wilhelm Friedrich Koepke, aged 41, who landed in America in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Koepke Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Koepke, aged 41, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Zeeland" from Antwerp, Belgium [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6N4-632 : 6 December 2014), William Koepke, 01 Aug 1921; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Zeeland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Meta Koepke, aged 43, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Zeeland" from Antwerp, Belgium [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6N4-63L : 6 December 2014), Meta Koepke, 01 Aug 1921; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Zeeland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Koepke (post 1700)


  • Walter G. Koepke, American politician, Mayor of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1951 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hermann Koepke, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1900 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6N4-632 : 6 December 2014), William Koepke, 01 Aug 1921; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Zeeland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6N4-63L : 6 December 2014), Meta Koepke, 01 Aug 1921; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Zeeland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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