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Where did the German Baents family come from? What is the German Baents family crest and coat of arms? When did the Baents family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Baents family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bentz, Bents, Bentsz, Bentze, Bentzes, Benttz, Bantz, Baentz, Bants, Baents, Bantsz, Baentsz, Bantze, Baentze, Bantzes, Baentzes, Banttz and many more.
First found in Basel, where the name Bentz came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired estates in new regions which, combined with their great contributions to society, served to elevate their social status.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baents research. Another 261 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1732 and 1766 are included under the topic Early Baents History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Baents Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Jeery Bants who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728; Mark Bentz who arrived in Georgia in 1738; Andreas Bentz arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1740; Christian Bentz who arrived in Allegheny County, Pa. in 1841.
The Baents Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baents 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.
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