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Blankenburg Early Origins



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.

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Blankenburg Spelling Variations


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Blankenburg Spelling Variations



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

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Blankenburg Early History


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Blankenburg Early History



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

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Blankenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blankenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blankenburg 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:

Blankenburg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Melchior Blankenburg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767
  • 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
  • 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 came to Illinois in 1877
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blankenburg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Yrma Blankenburg, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Robert Blankenburg, aged 41, who emigrated 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenburg (post 1700)


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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
  • L. Blankenburg, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1924
  • Eric Blankenburg, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1988
  • Hermann Ludwig Blankenburg (1876-1956), German composer of military marches
  • Horst Blankenburg (b. 1947), retired German football player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. 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).
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Blankenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blankenburg 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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