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Beneke Early Origins



The surname Beneke was first found in Thuringia, where this Saxon family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Beneke Spelling Variations


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Beneke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beenbreck, Beinbrec, Bienbreck, Beinecke, Beneke, Benneke, Beimecke, Beynbeck, Bionbeck, Beinbrecke and many more.

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Beneke Early History


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Beneke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beneke research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beneke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beneke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beneke Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Beneke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Beneke, who arrived in America in 1783
  • Friedrich Beneke, who landed in America in 1783

Beneke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henrich Beneke, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Charles Henry Beneke, who came to Philadelphia in 1845
  • Carl Beneke, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1847
  • Caroline Beneke, who arrived in New York, NY in 1853
  • Christian Beneke, who settled in Illinois in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beneke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beneke (post 1700)



  • George F. Beneke (1914-2001), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ohio County, 1947-56, 1967-68, 1971-74; Resigned 1974; Chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1961-63
  • George C. Beneke, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 1st District, 1931-34; Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949-52
  • Mrs. George Beneke Sr., American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1955
  • Gordon Lee "Tex" Beneke (1914-2000), American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader
  • Martin Beneke (b. 1966), German physicist
  • Friedrich Eduard Beneke (1798-1854), German psychologist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Beneke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beneke 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 1 December 2015 at 14:58.

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