Early Origins of the Van Holste family
The surname Van Holste 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 Van Holste family
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Van Holste Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Holst, van Holst, Holste, van Holste and others.
Early Notables of the Van Holste family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Van Holste family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernhard Holst, who came to America in 1663; Barent Holst, who came to New Netherland in 1663; Andreas Holste, who came to America in 1780; C. August Holst, who arrived in New York, NY in 1821.