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Bensch Early Origins



The surname Bensch was first found in Leipzig, where the name Bansch was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. 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.

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Bensch Spelling Variations


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Bensch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Benesch, Bensch, Baehnisch, Bensh, Bansh and others.

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Bensch Early History


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Bensch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bensch research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1871 is included under the topic Early Bensch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bensch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bensch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bensch 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:

Bensch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Bensch who, accompanied by his wife and two children, arrived in New York in 1709

Bensch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Bensch who arrived in Charleston, S. C. in 1847
  • Caspar Bensch and Peter Bensch both of whom arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Andreas Bensch who arrived in Texas in 1854
  • Andreas Bensch, who landed in Texas in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bensch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bensch (post 1700)



  • Freddy Bensch, American co-founder of SweetWater Brewing Company, a craft brewery founded in 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia

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Bensch Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bensch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bensch 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 22 October 2015 at 09:05.

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