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Breitenbach Early Origins



The surname Breitenbach 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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Breitenbach Spelling Variations


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Breitenbach 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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Breitenbach Early History


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Breitenbach Early History



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

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Breitenbach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breitenbach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breitenbach 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:

Breitenbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Breitenbach, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1746
  • Henri Breitenbach, who arrived in America in 1777-1783
  • Johann Heinrich Breitenbach, who arrived in America in 1780-1783
  • Friedrich Breitenbach, who arrived in America in 1780-1783

Breitenbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lorenz Breitenbach, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Anna Elisabeth Breitenbach, who arrived in North America in 1843
  • Clem Breitenbach, who settled in New York, NY in 1852
  • Conrad Breitenbach, who came to St. Clair Co. IL in 1876
  • Conrad Breitenbach, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenbach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenbach (post 1700)



  • Josef Breitenbach (1896-1984), German-born American photographer
  • Alfred Breitenbach (1875-1942), birth name of Fred Fisher, a German-born American songwriter and Tin Pan Alley music publisher
  • Thomas E. Breitenbach (b. 1951), self-taught American artist, the youngest person to receive the Rome Prize Fellowship
  • William Breitenbach (1897-1937), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1925-34; Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936
  • Edward Breitenbach, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1974

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Breitenbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breitenbach 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 8 July 2016 at 07:42.

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