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Blankenbaker Early Origins



The surname Blankenbaker was first found in Brunswick, where the name 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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Blankenbaker Spelling Variations


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Blankenbaker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blankenburg, Blankenberg and others.

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Blankenbaker Early History


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Blankenbaker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blankenbaker research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blankenbaker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blankenbaker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blankenbaker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blankenbaker 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:

Blankenbaker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Blankenbaker, who came to Virginia in 1717

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenbaker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenbaker (post 1700)



  • John Blankenbaker, American inventor of the Kenbak-1, considered to be the world's first "personal computer"
  • Virginia Murphy Blankenbaker (b. 1933), American politician and educator, Member of the Indiana State Senate from 1981 to 1996
  • George Vernon Blankenbaker (b. 1933), American Old Testament theologian, one of three scholars who worked on the 1971 translation of the New American Standard Bible and the 1995 update
  • Virginia Blankenbaker, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1996

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    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. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. 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).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Blankenbaker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blankenbaker 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 13:09.

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