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Vechenstein Early Origins



The surname Vechenstein was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vachenstein was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Vechenstein Spelling Variations


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Vechenstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vachenstein, Vachen, Vacheres, Vechten, Vochem, Fechen and many more.

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Vechenstein Early History


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Vechenstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vechenstein research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1665 and 1522 are included under the topic Early Vechenstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vechenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vechenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vechenstein 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 or some of its variants were: Simon Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Michael Vachen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743; Frederick H. Faucher, who arrived in New York in 1832.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Vechenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vechenstein 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 27 March 2014 at 09:24.

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