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Voerst History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Voerst family


The surname Voerst 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 Voerst family


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Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1822, 1647, 1713, 1639 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Voerst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Voerst Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Voet, Voeter, Voeth, Voerst, Foeyt, Voyt, Voyth and many more.

Early Notables of the Voerst family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Voerst family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Jerg Voeth and his family, who settled in Philadelphia between 1762 and 1776; Nicolas Voether, who arrived in New York in 1837; Robert Voeth, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1843.

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