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From the historical and enchanting region of Hessen, which reaches from the city of Kassel to the river Main, and extends from the Rhine to the borders of Thuringia and Bavaria, emerged the distinguished Baumbach family. The Germanic tribe of the Chatten, who were loyal subjects of the Franks and who remained in their homeland instead migrating with the other Germanic tribes, originally inhabited these lands. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the tribes were converted to Christianity by St. Boniface, and Mainz became the seat of an Archbishop. The present capital of Hessen is Wiesbaden, although the most important city of this region has long been Frankfurt, the financial heart of modern Germany. Frankfurt was an Imperial City for centuries, the place of coronation for the German Holy Roman Emperors since 1562, as well as the seat of the German National Assembly in the 19th century.

Baumbach Early Origins



The surname Baumbach was first found in Hessen, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. They appeared in mediaeval chronicles in 1246 and 1295, and Ludovicus de Baumbach lived in 1337. In its later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Baumbach Spelling Variations


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Baumbach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Baumbach, Baumback, Baumbeck, Baumbacher and others.

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Baumbach Early History


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Baumbach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baumbach research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1821, 1840, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Baumbach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baumbach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baumbach Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baumbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Baumbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henri Baumbach, who arrived in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Baumbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Caspar Baumbach, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Wilhelm Baumbach, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Hermann Baumbach, who landed in New York, NY in 1859 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Emil Baumbach, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1877
  • Fred Baumbach, age 23, settled in Texas in 1896

Baumbach Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Baumbach, aged 12, who landed in Quebec in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Baumbach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Baumbach (post 1700)



  • Noah Baumbach (b. 1969), American writer, director, and actor
  • Richard Carter Baumbach (b. 1929), American Surgeon in Pennsylvania
  • Fred von Baumbach, American politician, Secretary of State of Minnesota, 1880-87; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Minnesota, 1909 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rudolf Baumbach (1840-1905), German poet

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Citations


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Citations



  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  11. ...

The Baumbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baumbach 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.

This page was last modified on 8 October 2015 at 14:05.

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