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Voorhies Early Origins



The surname Voorhies 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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Voorhies Spelling Variations


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Voorhies Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Voorhout, Voorhoeve, Vorhout, Vorhauser, Verheul, Verhoeff, Verhooch, Verhooft, Verhoog and many more.

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Voorhies Early History


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Voorhies Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Voorhies research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1663, 1702, 1840, 1879, 1600, 1684, 1573, 1609, 1607, 1612, 1645, 1710 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Voorhies History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Voorhies Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Voorhies Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Steven Van Voorhees (1600-1684), an early Dutch settler to America, patriarch of the Voorhees family line and namesakes, founder of the Dutch Reformed Church in present day Flatlands, Brooklyn. Pieter Willemsz. Verhoeff (c. 1573-1609) was...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Voorhies 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:

Voorhies Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Stephen Coerte Voorhies, who setted in New York, NY in 1660

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Contemporary Notables of the name Voorhies (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Voorhies (post 1700)



  • Paul W. Voorhies (1875-1952), American lawyer, Michigan Attorney General (1931-1933)
  • William C. Van Voorhies, American politician, Secretary of State of California, 1849-53; Member of California State Assembly from San Francisco District, 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Warren W. Voorhies, American Democrat politician, Candidate for supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1896 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Theo B. Voorhies, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 14th District, 1860 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paul W. Voorhies (1875-1952), American Republican politician, Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney, 1921-24; Michigan State Attorney General, 1931-32; Defeated, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edmund W. Voorhies, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Brooklyn, New York, 1910-14 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Brett Voorhies, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
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The Voorhies Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Voorhies 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.

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