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Voght Early Origins



The surname Voght 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.

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Voght Spelling Variations


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Voght Spelling Variations



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

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Voght Early History


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Voght Early History



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

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Voght Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Voght Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Voght 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:

Voght Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Sebastian Voght, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Ignatius Voght, aged 20, landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Jacob Voght, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • John Jacob Voght, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Christian Voght, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Voght Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Voght, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Fred Voght, who settled in Philadelphia in 1802
  • Conrad Voght, who came to Philadelphia in 1805
  • William Voght, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Voght (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Voght (post 1700)



  • Caspar Voght (1752-1839), German merchant and social reformer

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Voght Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    11. ...

    The Voght Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Voght 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 3 March 2014 at 14:20.

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