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Van Der horst Early Origins



The surname Van Der horst 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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.

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Van Der horst Spelling Variations


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Van Der horst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Horst, Horste, Horstt, Horsst, Horrst, Hoorst, Hoorste, Horstes, Horsts, van Horst and many more.

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Van Der horst Early History


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Van Der horst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Der horst research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1741 and 1844 are included under the topic Early Van Der horst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Der horst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Der horst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Van Der horst 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:

Van Der horst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Vanderhorst, who settled in South Carolina sometime between 1670 and 1694

Van Der horst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Cooper Vanderhorst, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1810
  • Hendrik VanderHorst, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • Abraham Vanderhorst, who settled in 1854
  • Hendrik VanderHorst, aged 16, landed in New York, NY in 1854
  • Sara VanderHorst, aged 42, arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der horst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der horst (post 1700)



  • Elias Vanderhorst, American politician, U.S. Consul in Bristol, 1792-1815
  • Arnoldus Vander Horst (1748-1815), American politician, Governor of South Carolina

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Van Der horst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Der horst 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 2 February 2016 at 09:32.

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