Early Origins of the Vancourt family
Netherlands. 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.
Early History of the Vancourt family
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Vancourt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cock, Cocke, Cocks, Cockk, Cocck, Coock, Coccke, Coocks, Cockes, van Cock and many more.
Early Notables of the Vancourt family (pre 1700)
Flemish painter and engraver in Antwerp; Jan Wellens de Cock...
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Migration of the Vancourt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gabriel Cock, who was in Delaware in 1693; Johan Cock, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1627; Frederich Cock, who arrived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1757..
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