The “de Neufville” came as Reformed Protestant refugees to Frankfurt . The family originated from the county of Artois . In 1575 were Robert and Sebastian citizens of the city . Two years later, married Sebastian (1545-1609) mit der Anna Cochx (Cook) and quickly came through his cloth trade to large fortune . He was the founder of the Frankfurt branch. Son Sebastian (1581-1634) extended trade to silk , gems and metals and the assets increased considerably .
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List of families included: of Hompesch, of Merode, Nesselrode, of Boulich, von Beveren, by Holtrop, of nail, of Bongart, from pre-to Lombeck, von Mirbach, Beissel von Gymnich Schmidtheim, of high-Erbach, by Randerath, by Hall, of Blanckart, Vittinghoff, by Hundt, Wolff, Metternich,