The surname Vandeventer 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk (1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II (1039) and Henry V (1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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 Vandeventer research.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1575 are included under the topic Early Vandeventer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Deventer, Devennter, Deventter, Deventers, Deventor, Deventere, Deventerre, Deventeres and many more.
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Jacob Roelofs van Deventer (c.
1500-1575), Dutch cartographer, best known for his work in systematically cartographing all Dutch towns and cities of his time. He... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandeventer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.