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Vries Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vries Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Vries, who arrived in America in 1663
  • Vresen Vries, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1663

Vries Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Vries, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Simon Vries, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jacob Vries, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

Vries Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gosse De Vries, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Broer De Vries, who landed in Iowa in 1855
  • Arie De Vries, who landed in Iowa in 1868
  • Aukje De Vries, who arrived in Iowa in 1869
  • Hendrik De Vries, who landed in Iowa in 1869
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vries (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vries (post 1700)



  • Bernice T. Van der Vries (b. 1890), American Republican politician, Member of Illinois State House of Representatives 7th District, 1935-42
  • Marion De Vries (1865-1939), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1897-1900; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1900-10; Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1910-21

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Vries Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Vries Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vries 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 January 2008 at 12:04.

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