Early Origins of the Scheagen family
The surname Scheagen was first found in Belgium, 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 West Flanders
, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Scheagen family
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Scheagen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schaegen, Scheagen, Schaeggen, Schaegenn, Schaegene, Schaegenes, Schaegens, Schaagen and many more.
Early Notables of the Scheagen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scheagen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Schechter, who came to Pennsylvania in 1753; Johann Philipp Schechter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753; Johann Georg Schechter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753.