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Early Origins of the Newkirk family


The surname Newkirk was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Newkirk family


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Newkirk Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Newkirk, Nieuwkerk, van Newkirk, van Nieuwkerk, Neukirch, Neukirchen and many more.

Early Notables of the Newkirk family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Newkirk family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Newkirk Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Henrich Newkirk, aged 36, who arrived in New York in 1710 [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)
  • Johannes Newkirk, aged 11, who landed in New York in 1710 [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)
  • John Henrich Newkirk, aged 8, who arrived in New York in 1710 [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)
  • Anna Maria Newkirk, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1710 [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)
  • Anna Maria Newkirk, who arrived in New York in 1710
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Newkirk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D B Newkirk, aged 54, who landed in America, in 1892
  • David Newkirk, aged 56, who landed in America, in 1893
  • B.L. Newkirk, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1896

Newkirk Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Burt L. Newkirk, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Alice M. Newkirk, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Clefferd Newkirk, aged 30, who emigrated to America, in 1920
  • D. Newkirk, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Charles Newkirk, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1921

Newkirk Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Samuel Newkirk U.E. who settled in Raleigh [Chatham-Kent], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. James Newkirk U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butler's Rangers [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • James Newkirk, who arrived in Canada in 1797

Contemporary Notables of the name Newkirk (post 1700)


  • Joel Ivan "Sailor" Newkirk (1896-1966), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs in the 1919-1920 season
  • Matthew Newkirk (1794-1868), American banker, railroad executive, and director of the United States Bank, President of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad (PW&B)
  • Don Newkirk, American musician and record producer
  • Toy Newkirk (b. 1972), American actress, best known for her role in the 1988 horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
  • Mike Newkirk (b. 1986), American-born, American Canadian football defensive end
  • Floyd Newkirk (1908-1976), American Major League Baseball pitcher, nicknamed "Three-Fingers" who played in 1934 for the New York Yankees
  • Anastacia Newkirk (b. 1968), American singer-songwriter
  • John V. Newkirk, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the American Volunteer Group, during World War II, credited with 10½ aerial victories
  • Ingrid Newkirk (b. 1949), English born animal rights activist, grew up in New Delhi, India, moved to America, co-founded and is president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in 1980

Suggested Readings for the name Newkirk


  • Newkirk Family in North Carolina with Their Ancestors and Allied Families by Elizabeth Newkirk.

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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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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