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Breidenstein Early Origins



The surname Breidenstein was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Breidenstein Spelling Variations


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Breidenstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Breitenstein, Britenstine, Bridenstine, Bridenstein, Breitenberg, Breittenberg, Breitenberge, Breidenbergs, Breidenbberg, Breitenbach, Breidenbach, Breidenstein, Breitenberger, Breitenbuck, von Riedt and many more.

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Breidenstein Early History


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Breidenstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breidenstein research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1837, 1856, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Breidenstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breidenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breidenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breidenstein 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:

Breidenstein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Breidenstein, who came to America in 1776
  • Elias Breidenstein, who settled in New York, NY in 1782
  • Elias Breidenstein, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Breidenstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Breidenstein, who came to Philadelphia in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breidenstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breidenstein (post 1700)



  • Ralph Breidenstein, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Missouri State House of Representatives from Clark County, 1964
  • Mildred Breidenstein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956
  • Carl Heinrich Breidenstein (1796-1876), Germany's first professor of musicology
  • Major Wilhelm Breidenstein, German Operations Officer of the 708th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) (1943-1944)
  • Angela Breidenstein, professor at Trinity University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    11. ...

    The Breidenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breidenstein 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 February 2016 at 10:22.

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