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Valkenburg Early Origins



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.

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Valkenburg Spelling Variations


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Valkenburg Spelling Variations



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

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Valkenburg Early History


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Valkenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valkenburg research. 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.

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Valkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Valkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valkenburg 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:

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
  • Johanna Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1870
  • Lena Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenburg (post 1700)



  • Edwin P. Valkenburg, American politician, Mayor of Middletown, New York, 1933
  • Ruth Van Valkenburg (b. 1897), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948 (alternate)
  • Anne Van Valkenburg, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Waterbury, 1948
  • Diane Valkenburg (b. 1984), Dutch, gold medal winning speed skater

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Valkenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Valkenburg 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 10 December 2015 at 10:32.

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