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Volkmar Early Origins



The surname Volkmar was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vollman was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Volkmar Spelling Variations


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Volkmar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vollman, Vollmar, Volmar, Follemans, Veulemans, Valman, Vellmen and many more.

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Volkmar Early History


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Volkmar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Volkmar research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1640 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Volkmar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Volkmar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Volkmar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Volkmar 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:

Volkmar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Godf Henry Volkmar, aged 30, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Elisabeth Volkmar, who settled in Baltimore in 1834
  • Margaretha Elisa Volkmar, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850
  • Philipp Volkmar, who landed in Texas in 1844

Volkmar Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Volkmar, who arrived in Quebec in 1776

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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkmar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkmar (post 1700)



  • William H. Volkmar (1845-1904), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1897-1904
  • Henry S. Volkmar, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1904

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. 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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Volkmar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Volkmar 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 8 October 2015 at 14:03.

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