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Verster Early Origins



The surname Verster was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Verster Spelling Variations


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Verster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vorstell, Verstell, Verster, Verstoll, Verstolk, Forstel, Ferstell and many more.

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Verster Early History


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Verster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verster research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1823 are included under the topic Early Verster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verster Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Verster 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: Gerh Venvertloh, who settled in America in 1846; and Conrad Ferstel, who came to New York, NY in 1946.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verster (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant-General Jacobus Verster SSA SM (1919-1981), South African military commander, Chief of the Air Force (1967 to 1975)
  • Hendrik Floris Verster (1861-1927), Dutch painter
  • François Verster (b. 1969), South African film director and documentary maker

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Verster Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Verster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verster 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 9 October 2015 at 02:19.

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