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Branstetter Early Origins



The surname Branstetter was first found in Saxony, where the name Bunst 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 quest for power.

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Branstetter Spelling Variations


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Branstetter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brunst, Brunste, Brunstte, Brunnst, Brunnste, Breunst and many more.

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Branstetter Early History


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Branstetter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Branstetter research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 178 and 1785 are included under the topic Early Branstetter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Branstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Branstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Branstetter 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:

Branstetter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Branstetter, aged 24, who arrived in Bremen, Plymouth, Cherbourg in 1924 aboard the ship "America" from New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNWD-1JF : 6 December 2014), Charles Branstetter, 18 Nov 1924; citing departure port New York, arrival port Bremen, Plymouth, Cherbourg, ship name America, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Branstetter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Branstetter (post 1700)



  • J.C. Branstetter, American air crewman on Operation Highjump (1946-1947), eponym of the Branstetter Rocks, Antarctica
  • Otto Franklin Branstetter (1877-1924), American socialist official, executive secretary of National Executive Committee of the Socialist Party of America from 1919 to 1924
  • Olin Branstetter (1929-2011), American businessman and politician; he and others were killed in an airplane accident on November 17, 2011
  • Kent Wayne Branstetter (b. 1949), American former NFL tackle for the New Orleans Saints in 1972 and the Green Bay Packers in the 1973 season
  • Jennifer Branstetter, American politician, Secretary of Planning and Policyof Pennsylvania (2011-2015)
  • Winnie Branstetter, American politician, Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1922 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. H. Branstetter, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel Branstetter, American politician, Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention 8th District, 1845-46 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Branstetter Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNWD-1JF : 6 December 2014), Charles Branstetter, 18 Nov 1924; citing departure port New York, arrival port Bremen, Plymouth, Cherbourg, ship name America, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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The Branstetter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Branstetter 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 10 October 2017 at 07:57.

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