Early Origins of the Vrecken family
Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. 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.
Early History of the Vrecken family
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Vrecken Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fracken, Vrecken, Francken, Vrechem, Vrachien, Vrancken, Frecken and many more.
Early Notables of the Vrecken family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vrecken family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Arent Francken, who arrived in New Netherlands (New York) in 1659; Hermann Albrecht von Francken, a German mercenary in Canada in 1777; Johan Mathias Fracken, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1830.
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