The surname Van Der meulen 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 North Holland, a province of the
. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Der meulen research.Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1767, 1543, 1568, 1632, 1690, 1633, 1722, 1698 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Van Der meulen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Meulen, Meulene, Meullenes, Meulenes, Meulenn, Meulenne, Meulens, de Meulen, van Meulen and many more.
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Steven van der Meulen (c.1543-1568), Dutch painter, who worked in England; Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632-1690), Flemish
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