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Vogelgesang History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Austrian, German


The Vogelgesang surname is a habitational name derived from any of several places called Vogelsang in Germany.

Early Origins of the Vogelgesang family


The surname Vogelgesang was first found in Pomerania, where the name acquired a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates in Prussia, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Vogelgesang family


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Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1837, 1793, 1741 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vogelgesang History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vogelgesang Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vogelsang, Vogelgesang, Vogelzang and others.

Early Notables of the Vogelgesang family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the name Vogelgesang at this time were Johann Lucas Vogelsang, a general of the Hessian army at Darmstadt, who was ennobled in 1741; as well as...
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Migration of the Vogelgesang family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vogelgesang Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Simon Vogelgesang, who settled in Philadelphia in 1741
  • Johan Nickel Vogelgesang, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]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)
  • Johann Nickol Vogelgesang, who settled in Philadelphia in 1750
  • Johan Philip Vogelgesang, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]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)
  • Anna Appolonia Gentes Vogelgesang, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelgesang (post 1700)


  • Sandra Louise Vogelgesang (b. 1942), American diplomat and foreign services officer, United States Ambassador to Nepal (1994-1997)
  • Rear Admiral Carl Theodore Vogelgesang (1869-1927), United States Navy officer, Navy Cross recipient and eponym of the USS Vogelgesang (DE-284), a destroyer escort and USS Vogelgesang (DD-862), a destroyer
  • Sandra Louise Vogelgesang (b. 1942), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, 1994-97 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • I. J. Vogelgesang, American Democrat politician, Chair of Daviess County Democratic Party, 1903 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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

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