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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)



  • Winnie Branstetter, American politician, Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1922
  • J. H. Branstetter, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932
  • Daniel Branstetter, American politician, Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention 8th District, 1845-46

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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.).

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. 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 3 February 2017 at 07:39.

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