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Early Origins of the Bachtold family

The surname Bachtold was first found in Hessen, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation. The earliest bearers of this name to be mentioned in ancient chronicles were Bechtold of Fulda in 1387, Bechtold Suleffel of Frankfurt in 1442, and Tibertius Bechtolf of Frankfurt in 1568. Bachtel is a mountain of the Zurich Upperland, Swiss Prealps in the canton of Zurich. Atop of the mountain is Bachtel Tower, a 60 m (200 ft) tall radio tower.

Early History of the Bachtold family

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Bachtold Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bechtold, Bechtolt, Bechtoldt, Becktolt, Beckholt, Beckholdt, Becktold, Becktoldt, Bechthold, Beckthold, Bechtholdt, Becktholdt, Bechtolf, Bechtolff, Bechetold, Becketold, Becketoldt, Bechtle, Bechtel and many more.

Early Notables of the Bachtold family (pre 1700)

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United States Bachtold migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bachtold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Bachtold, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bachtold (post 1700) +

  • Brigadier Henry Bachtold (b. 1891), Australian Chief Engineer II Australian Corps in 1942 [2]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, August 30) Henry Bachtold. Retrieved from on Facebook