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Voshell Early Origins



The surname Voshell 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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Voshell Spelling Variations


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Voshell 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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Voshell Early History


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Voshell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Voshell 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 Voshell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Voshell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Voshell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Voshell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Voshell, who landed in Delaware in 1700

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Contemporary Notables of the name Voshell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Voshell (post 1700)



  • Samuel S. Voshell, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1908
  • Claude B. Voshell, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1940

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Voshell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Voshell 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 9 October 2015 at 10:41.

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