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Vanderhorst Early Origins



The surname Vanderhorst 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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Vanderhorst Spelling Variations


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Vanderhorst 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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Vanderhorst Early History


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Vanderhorst Early History



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

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Vanderhorst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanderhorst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vanderhorst 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:

Vanderhorst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

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

Vanderhorst 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 Vanderhorst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderhorst (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



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vanderhorst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderhorst 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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