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Verhaegen Early Origins



The surname Verhaegen 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.

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Verhaegen Spelling Variations


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Verhaegen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Verhagen, Verhaegen, Verhaven, Vorhagen, Vorhausen, Verhacken and many more.

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Verhaegen Early History


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Verhaegen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verhaegen research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 187 and 1879 are included under the topic Early Verhaegen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verhaegen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verhaegen Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Verhaegen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Verhaegen, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Gouvenier de Lantsheere" from Antwerp, Belgium [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QY-S2J : 6 December 2014), Martin Verhaegen, 23 Mar 1919; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Gouvenier de Lantsheere, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jean H. Verhaegen, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Samland" from Antwerp, Belgium [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W9-ZNB : 6 December 2014), Jean H. Verhaegen, 30 Jun 1919; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Samland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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