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Bilstein Early Origins



The surname Bilstein was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Bilstein Spelling Variations


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Bilstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bielstein, Bielsteinn, Bielestein, Biellestein, Bielstien, Bielsteine and many more.

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Bilstein Early History


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Bilstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bilstein research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1195, and 1301 are included under the topic Early Bilstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bilstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bilstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bilstein 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:

Bilstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Bilstein, aged 56, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Louis Bilstein, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Carl Bilstein, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1895

Bilstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alma Bilstein, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Alma Bilstein, aged 46, who arrived at New York, N.Y., in 1912
  • Marie Bilstein, aged 24, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1913

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. 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).
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    The Bilstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bilstein 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 9 June 2012 at 14:17.

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