Early Origins of the Verwers family
The surname Verwers 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 Verwers family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verwers research.Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1650, 1625, 1689, 1651, 1656, 1655, 1717 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Verwers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Verwers Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Verwey, Verwel, Verwer, Verwers, Varver, Varwery, Ferey, Ferfey and many more.
Early Notables of the Verwers family (pre 1700)
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Abraham de Verwer (1585-1650), a Dutch Golden Age painter from Haarlem, known for his seascapes; and his son and pupil, Justus de Verwer (c.1625-1689), a Dutch painter and illustrator who produced primarily marine... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Verwers Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Verwers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Verwers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jan Verwers, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
- Jan Verwers, who landed in Iowa in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- Willem Az Verwers, who arrived in Iowa in 1867