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Early Origins of the Valkenburg family


The surname Valkenburg 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 Valkenburg family


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Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1693, 1773, 1778, 1872, 1675 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Valkenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Valkenburg Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Valkenburg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Valkenburg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Valkenburg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Maria Elisabetha Valkenburg, who settled in New York in 1710
  • Johan Felden Valkenburg, who arrived in New York in 1710
  • Maria Elisabetha Becker Valkenburg, who settled in New York in 1710

Valkenburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Valkenburg, who landed in Iowa in 1867 [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)
  • Johanna Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1870
  • Lena Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenburg (post 1700)


  • Edwin P. Valkenburg, American politician, Mayor of Middletown, New York, 1933 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ruth Van Valkenburg (b. 1897), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948 (alternate) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anne Van Valkenburg, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Waterbury, 1948 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Diane Valkenburg (b. 1984), Dutch, gold medal winning speed skater

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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