Von Munster / Van Munster / Von Munstereifel Genealogy

FAMILY ORIGINS

The Von Munster family lived in the Nordrhein-Westphalen province of Germany. The family was Roman Catholic.

SURNAME ORIGINS

The Von Munster name name was also spelled Von Munstereyfel and Von Munstereifel. Sometimes Von was "Van". The surname is derived from the Latin monasterium, "monstery" and is a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a monastery. Alternatively, it could be named after various places called Munster. Less than an hour south of Koln, there is a place called "Bad Munstereifel." The major city of Munster is about 1 hour and 30 minutes north of Koln.

It is unclear how the surname Spins originated or what it means.


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Surnames of those in my direct ancestral line appear in BOLD.


Descendants of Jaspar Van Munster

1 Jaspar Van Munster
.. + (unknown) (unknown)
........ 2 Jan "Johan" Van Munster b: Sept., 1596 in Koln (St. Kunibert Church), Germany d: Aft. 1613
............+ Marguereta (Margaretha) Spins
.......................3 Barbara Von Munster b: June, 1613 in Koln (St. Severin Church) d: Aft. 1644
..........................+ Joannes Jacobus Vogell b: Oct., 1641 in Koln (St. Apostle Church), Germany d: Aft. 1678
.......................... [Click here for additional information on this family line.]
.......................3 Johan Von Munster b: June, 1614 in Koln, Germany d: unknown


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