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Volkmer Early Origins



The surname Volkmer 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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Volkmer Spelling Variations


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Volkmer Spelling Variations



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

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Volkmer Early History


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Volkmer Early History



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

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Volkmer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Volkmer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Volkmer 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:

Volkmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Volkmer, who came to Philadelphia in 1810

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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkmer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkmer (post 1700)



  • Henry Volkmer, American Democrat politician, Candidate for South Dakota Commissioner of School and Public Lands, 1889
  • Harold Lee Volkmer (1931-2011), American Democrat politician, Marion County Prosecuting Attorney, 1960-66; Member of Missouri State House of Representatives, 1967-76; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1977-97

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Volkmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Volkmer 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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