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Verwey Early Origins



The surname Verwey 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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Verwey Spelling Variations


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Verwey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Verwey, Verwel, Verwer, Verwers, Varver, Varwery, Ferey, Ferfey and many more.

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Verwey Early History


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Verwey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verwey 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 Verwey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verwey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verwey Early Notables (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 Verwey 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:

Verwey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Cornelis Cornelisz Verwey, who landed in New York in 1657
  • Hendrick Gerritse VerWey, who arrived in New York in 1664
  • Martina Hendricks Verwey, who landed in New Jersey in 1684
  • Martina Hendricks Verwey, who came to New Jersey in 1684

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verwey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verwey (post 1700)



  • Tobias Verwey (b. 1981), Namibian cricketer
  • Frank Robert "Bobby" Verwey (b. 1941), South African professional golfer, best known for winning the Senior British Open Championship in 1991 and for being the brother-in-law of golf legend Gary Player

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Verwey Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    6. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Verwey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verwey 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 24 November 2015 at 04:11.

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