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Vachenstayn Early Origins



The surname Vachenstayn was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vachenstein was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Vachenstayn Spelling Variations


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Vachenstayn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vachenstein, Vachen, Vacheres, Vechten, Vochem, Fechen and many more.

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Vachenstayn Early History


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Vachenstayn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vachenstayn research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1665 and 1522 are included under the topic Early Vachenstayn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vachenstayn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vachenstayn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Michael Vachen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743; Frederick H. Faucher, who arrived in New York in 1832.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Vachenstayn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vachenstayn 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 27 March 2014 at 09:24.

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