Blankenburg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Blankenburg family

The surname Blankenburg 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.

Important Dates for the Blankenburg family

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Blankenburg Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Blankenburg family (pre 1700)

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Blankenburg migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blankenburg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Melchior Blankenburg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767 [1]
  • Georg Blankenburg, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1786
Blankenburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Poilycarpus Blankenburg, who landed in Mississippi in 1852 [1]
  • Friedrich Heinrich Gusta Blankenburg, who settled in America in 1858
  • Carl Blankenburg, who settled in New York, NY in 1864
  • Alfred Blankenburg, who settled in New York, NY in 1869
  • Frederick Blankenburg, who settled in Illinois in 1877
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Blankenburg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Yrma Blankenburg, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Robert Blankenburg, aged 41, who immigrated to America from Hannsburg, Germany, in 1911
  • Alexander D. Blankenburg, who settled in Portland, ME in 1911
  • Curt Blankenburg, aged 10, who landed in America from Hannsburg, Germany, in 1911
  • Otto Blankenburg, aged 18, who landed in America from Pr. Friedland, Germany, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenburg (post 1700)

  • Rudolph Blankenburg (1843-1918), American politician, mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1911 to 1916)
  • Rudolph Blankenburg (1843-1918), American politician, Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1911-16 [2]
  • L. Blankenburg, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1924 [2]
  • Eric Blankenburg, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1988 [2]
  • Hermann Ludwig Blankenburg (1876-1956), German composer of military marches
  • Horst Blankenburg (b. 1947), retired German football player

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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