Von preuss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Origins Available: Belgium
Early Origins of the Von preuss family
The surname Von preuss was first found in Belgium, 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 Antwerp, (Anvers.Fr) a fortified city in the province of Antwerp. It is Belgium's commercial center. In the 11th century Godfrey of Bouillon was Marquis of Antwerp. The province is divided into three districts, Antwerp, Malines and Turnhout. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Von preuss family
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Von preuss Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mattern, von Preuss, Matternstein, Materne and many more.
Early Notables of the Von preuss family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Von preuss family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Abigail Matern, who came to Germantown, PA sometime between 1683 and 1709; Jean Adam Materne, who arrived in Louisiana in 1724; Adam Materne, who came to Louisiana in 1731.
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