Early Origins of the Velkenburg family
The surname Velkenburg 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 Velkenburg family
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Velkenburg Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Valkenburg, Valkenburch, Valkendaal, Valkenstein, Volkenburg and many more.
Early Notables of the Velkenburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Velkenburg family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lambert Jochemse VanValkenburg, who settled in New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Lambert Van Valckenburg, who came to New York sometime between 1643 and 1645.