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Where did the German Kolb family come from? What is the German Kolb family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kolb family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kolb family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kolbe, Koelbe, Kolb, Colb, Colbe, Gollbe, Golbe and others.
First found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Kolbe became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kolb research. Another 230 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1786 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Kolb History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kolb Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kolb Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Henry Kolb transhipped from England in 1709, arriving with his wife and three children
- Conrad Kolb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729
- Dielman Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
- Hans Casper Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
- Leonhart Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
Kolb Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Christ Kolb, who arrived in America in 1807
- Nicolaus Kolb, who arrived in North America in 1838
- Anna Maria Kolb, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
- Joseph Kolb, who landed in New York, NY in 1847
- Johann Kolb, who arrived in New York in 1850
Kolb Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Phillip Kolb, who arrived in Arkansas in 1902
- Kevin Benjamin Kolb (b. 1984), American football quarterback
- Daniel Lee Kolb (b. 1975), former American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
- David A. Kolb (b. 1939), American educational theorist
- Clarence William Kolb (1874-1964), American vaudeville performer and actor
- Barbara Kolb (b. 1939), American composer
- David Kolb (b. 1939), well-known American philosopher
- Jon Kolb (b. 1947), former American offensive lineman
- Gary Alan Kolb (b. 1940), retired American professional baseball player
- Brandon Charles Kolb (b. 1973), former American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball
- Chris Kolb, American politician from Ann Arbor, Michigan
- The Ancestry & Descendants of John Coward by Kyser Cowart Ptomey.
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- Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
- Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
- Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
- Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
- Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
- Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
- Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
- Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
- Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
The Kolb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kolb 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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