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Varcoe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Varcoe family


The surname Varcoe 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 Varcoe family


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Varcoe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vercken, Vergen, Vergenst, Verger, Fergen, Fergon and others.

Early Notables of the Varcoe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Varcoe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Varcoe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Varcoe, who arrived in Nebraska sometime between 1873 and 1939

Varcoe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jonathon Varcoe, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Bertha S. Varcoe, who settled in Toronto in 1871
  • George Varcoe, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Henry Varcoe, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

Varcoe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Varcoe, aged 45, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  • Elizabeth Varcoe, aged 46, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  • Jane B. Varcoe, aged 22, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  • Henry Varcoe, aged 20, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  • Benjamin Varcoe, aged 18, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Varcoe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Varcoe, aged 21, a farm labourer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1876
  • Charles Varcoe, aged 20, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Varcoe (post 1700)


  • Stephen Christopher Varcoe (b. 1948), English bass-baritone from Lostwithiel, Cornwall
  • Jeremy Richard Lovering Grosvenor Varcoe (b. 1937), British diplomat
  • Helen Varcoe (1907-1995), English bronze medalist swimmer from Croydon, London at the 1932 Summer Olympics
  • Travis Varcoe (b. 1988), Australian rules footballer for the Collingwood Football Club

Historic Events for the Varcoe family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Lavinia Varcoe, American 2nd Class passenger from Kansas City, Missouri, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "PRINCE REGENT" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849PrinceRegent.htm
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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