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Verhagen Early Origins



The surname Verhagen 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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Verhagen Spelling Variations


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Verhagen Spelling Variations



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

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Verhagen Early History


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Verhagen Early History



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

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Verhagen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verhagen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Verhagen 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 were:

Verhagen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Josyntje Verhagen, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1659
  • Josyntgen Verhagen, who landed in New York, NY in 1659

Verhagen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Teunis VerHagen, aged 27, arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • Grietje VerHagen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • Johanna VerHagen, aged 22, arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • Jean Joseph Verhagen, who came to Wisconsin in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verhagen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verhagen (post 1700)



  • Paul K. Verhagen, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008
  • Maxime Jacques Marcel Verhagen (b. 1956), Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Eduard Verhagen, Clinical Director of Pediatrics at the University of Groningen

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    9. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Verhagen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verhagen 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 16 October 2015 at 12:46.

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