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Vosch Early Origins



The surname Vosch 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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.

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Vosch Spelling Variations


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Vosch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vos, Vosch, Voshol, Voss, Vosse, Vossem, Fos, Föse, Foss, Fossa and many more.

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Vosch Early History


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Vosch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vosch research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1720, 1794, 1800, 1840, 1612, 1667, 1536, 1603, 1584 and 1651 are included under the topic Early Vosch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vosch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vosch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vosch 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:

Vosch Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Vosch, who setted in New Netherland in 1658
  • Balthazer Vosch Jr. who arrived in New York, NY in 1662
  • Balthazar Vosch, who settled in New Netherland in 1664

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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    The Vosch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vosch 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 22 October 2012 at 20:40.

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