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Volkenburg Early Origins



The surname Volkenburg 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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Volkenburg Spelling Variations


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Volkenburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valkenburg, Valkenburch, Valkendaal, Valkenstein, Volkenburg and many more.

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Volkenburg Early History


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Volkenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Volkenburg research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1693, 1773, 1778, 1872, 1675 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Volkenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Volkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Volkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Volkenburg 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:

Volkenburg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Felden Volkenburg, who settled in America in 1709
  • Johan Felden Volkenburg, who arrived in New York in 1709

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Volkenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Volkenburg 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 13 November 2013 at 15:00.

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