The surname Bloche was first found in Pomerania, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that eastern region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the
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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bloche research.Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1787, 1631, 1690, 1642, 1719, 1723, 1799, 1749 and 1839 are included under the topic Early Bloche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent bearers of the name Bloche at this time were Benjamin Block, or Blok (1631-1690) German-Hungarian Baroque painter, known for his portraits; Anna Katharina Block (1642-1719), a German Baroque flower painter; Mark Eliezer Bloch (1723-1799), a well-known naturalist specializing in the study... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bloche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Bloch, who came to Philadelphia in 1751; as did Michael Bloch in the same year, and Mattheis Blocher in 1753. Elisa Block came to Texas in 1841.