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

Vogelsan Early Origins



The surname Vogelsan 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.

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Vogelsan Spelling Variations


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Vogelsan Spelling Variations



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

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Vogelsan Early History


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Vogelsan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vogelsan research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1837, 1793, 1741 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vogelsan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vogelsan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vogelsan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Vogelsan at this time were Johann Lucas Vogelsang, a general of the Hessenian army at Darmstadt, who was ennobled in 1741. His son...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vogelsan 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:

Vogelsan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charle Vogelsan, who landed in America in 1851

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Vogelsan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    11. ...

    The Vogelsan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vogelsan 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 14 January 2014 at 10:45.

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