Early Origins of the Woumer family
The surname Woumer was first found in Belgium, 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 West Flanders
, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. 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.
Early History of the Woumer family
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Woumer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Woomer, van Woomen, van Woemen, van Woumen, Woomen, Woumen, Woemen, Woumer and many more.
Early Notables of the Woumer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Woumer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernard Woomer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737; Barnard Woomer, who came to Philadelphia in 1737; and John George Woemer, who came to Indiana sometime between 1833 and 1853..