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The surname Voget 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.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vaget, Vagel, Vager, Veght, Veger, Voget, Voghel, Faget and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Voget research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Voget History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Voget Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Voget, who arrived in America in 1755

Voget Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chr Emanuel Voget, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Chr Emanuel Voget, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Cath. Elis. Voget, who settled in Baltimore in 1834
  • Elis. S. Voget, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834
  • John L. Voget, who settled in Baltimore in 1834
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    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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