Bechtoldt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bechtoldt family
The surname Bechtoldt 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.
Important Dates for the Bechtoldt family
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Bechtoldt 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 Bechtoldt family (pre 1700)
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Bechtoldt migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bechtoldt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Veit Bechtoldt, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738
- August Bechtoldt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
- Johan Georg Bechtoldt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 
- ^ 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)