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Valkenberg Early Origins



The surname Valkenberg 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.

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Valkenberg Spelling Variations


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Valkenberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valkenburg, Valkenburch, Valkendaal, Valkenstein, Volkenburg and many more.

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Valkenberg Early History


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Valkenberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valkenberg research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1693, 1773, 1778, 1872, 1675 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Valkenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Valkenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Valkenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valkenberg 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 or some of its variants were: Lambert Jochemse VanValkenburg, who settled in New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Lambert Van Valckenburg, who came to New York sometime between 1643 and 1645.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenberg (post 1700)



  • William E. Van Valkenberg, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State Treasurer, 1916
  • Wade Van Valkenberg (1899-1985), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1947-56; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1953-56

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Valkenberg Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Valkenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Valkenberg 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 9 December 2015 at 09:55.

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