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Where did the German Mintzer family come from? What is the German Mintzer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Mintzer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Mintzer family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mentzer, Menzer, Menziner, Mintzer, Mintz, Menz, Minz, Mentze, Mensch and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where this ancient family name trace their origin back to the twelfth century. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mintzer research. Another 263 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1721, 1750, 1782, and 1844 are included under the topic Early Mintzer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Mintzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benedict Minz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727; Benedict Mentz, who came to Philadelphia Co., PA in 1734; Hans Georg Mentzer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737.
The Mintzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mintzer 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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