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Poel Early Origins



The surname Poel 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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Poel Spelling Variations


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Poel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Poll, Polle, Pol, Pole, Polles, Polls, Poles, Pols, Poel, Pole, de Poll, de Poel and many more.

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Poel Early History


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Poel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poel research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1810 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Poel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Poel 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:

Poel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nikel Poel, who arrived in America in 1709
  • Mikel Poel, who came to America in 1709
  • Nikel Poel, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Pieter Poel, who settled in New York in 1720
  • Anna Sophia Poel, who came to New York in 1720

Poel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louise Poel, who settled in New York, NY in 1852
  • Andries VanDer Poel, who arrived in Iowa in 1856
  • Arie VanDer Poel, who landed in Iowa in 1856
  • Jacob VanDer Poel, who landed in Iowa in 1856
  • Maria VanDer Poel, who arrived in Iowa in 1856

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Poel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poel 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 24 January 2015 at 00:17.

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