The surname Blankenbeckler 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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Early Notables of the Blankenbeckler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Blankenbeckler family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Blankenbaker, who came to Virginia in 1717; Johann Melchior Blankenberg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767; Georg Blankenburg, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1786.
Frank A. Blankenbeckler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1928, 1932, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1948 (alternate); Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas at-large, 1932