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

Vogelsang Early Origins



The surname Vogelsang 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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Vogelsang Spelling Variations


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Vogelsang Spelling Variations



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

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Vogelsang Early History


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Vogelsang Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vogelsang research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1837, 1793, 1741 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vogelsang History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vogelsang Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vogelsang Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Vogelsang at this time were Johann Lucas Vogelsang, a general of the Hessian army at Darmstadt, who was ennobled in 1741; as well as...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vogelsang 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:

Vogelsang Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Vogelsang, who arrived in America in 1761 with his wife Anna Appolonia
  • Anna Appolonia Gentes Vogelsang, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Georg Adam Vogelsang, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Johann Vogelsang, who came to Winterhill, Massachusetts in 1777
  • Johann Vogelsang, who arrived in America in 1777

Vogelsang Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Jakob Vogelsang, who landed in Ohio in 1835
  • Jos Vogelsang, who arrived in America in 1836
  • Joh Heinr Rudolph Vogelsang, who landed in America in 1843
  • August Vogelsang, who came to Texas in 1845
  • Joh Bernh Vogelsang, who arrived in America in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelsang (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelsang (post 1700)



  • William C. Vogelsang, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 6th District, 1923
  • Alex Vogelsang, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1924
  • Guenter Vogelsang (b. 1920), prominent German business executive
  • Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang (1818-1890), one of the founders of the Austrian Christian Social Party

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

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