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Pels History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Pels family


The surname Pels 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

Early History of the Pels family


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Pels Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pels, Pelsant, Pelse, Pelser, Pelsen, Pelsern, Pelsmann, Pelsbach, Pielson, Peilstein and many more.

Early Notables of the Pels family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pels family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pels Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Evert Pels and his wife and servant settled in New York State in 1642
  • Breektje Elswaerts Pels, who settled in New Netherland in 1642
  • Evert Pels, who settled in America in 1642
  • Evert Pels, who landed in New York, NY in 1642 [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)

Pels Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Pels, who arrived in South Carolina in 1859
  • Eduard Pels, who settled in New York, NY in 1860
  • Jette Pels, who arrived in Baltimore sometime between 1860 and 1865
  • Jette Koopman Pels, who settled in Baltimore sometime between 1860 and 1865
  • Martin P. Pels, who settled in Colorado in 1889
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pels Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Konrad Pels, who settled in Newfoundland in 1780 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Contemporary Notables of the name Pels (post 1700)


  • Andries Pels (1655-1731), rich Dutch banker and insurer from Amsterdam
  • Gerrit Pels (1893-1966), Dutch astronomer
  • Gerhard Christiaan Coenraad Pels (1810-1889), officer of the Dutch Navy

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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. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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