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Early Origins of the Versen family


The surname Versen 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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Early History of the Versen family

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Early History of the Versen family


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Versen Spelling Variations

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Versen Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Verssen, Versen, Varssem, Varssenaere, Vorsen, Fersen, Forsten, Verson, Versen, Verrison, Verison and many more.

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Early Notables of the Versen family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Versen family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Versen family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Versen family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Versen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Versen, who arrived in North America in 1847
  • August Versen, who arrived in Illinois in 1853
  • Joseph Aug Versen, who settled in North America in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Versen (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Versen (post 1700)


  • Frederick von Versen (b. 1847), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Berlin, 1916. German ancestry [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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