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Breitenstein Early Origins



The surname Breitenstein was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Breitenstein Spelling Variations


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Breitenstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Breitenack, Breitenbauch, Breitebuch, Breitenbauch and many more.

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Breitenstein Early History


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Breitenstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breitenstein research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breitenstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breitenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breitenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breitenstein 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:

Breitenstein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Hein Breitenstein, who landed in Carolina in 1734

Breitenstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Breitenstein, aged 30, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • George Breitenstein, aged 31, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Engelhard Breitenstein, who settled in North America in 1844
  • Rosa Elisabeth Breitenstein, who arrived in Texas in 1844
  • Rosa Elizabeth Breitenstein, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Breitenstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Auguste Breitenstein, aged 32, who settled in America from London, England, in 1904
  • Anna Breitenstein, aged 33, who landed in America from Leipzig, Germany, in 1905
  • Erich Breitenstein, aged 6, who emigrated to the United States from Leipzig, Germany, in 1905
  • Elsa Breitenstein, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Gisenade, Germany, in 1912
  • Emil Breitenstein, aged 19, who landed in America from Baselland, Switzerland, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Breitenstein Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alice Breitenstein, aged 15, who settled in Gravehurst, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenstein (post 1700)



  • Joseph C. Breitenstein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928
  • Joseph Breitenstein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952
  • Jean Sala Breitenstein (1900-1986), American Republican politician, U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1954-57; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1957-70
  • George Breitenstein, American Democrat politician, Chair of St. Louis County Democratic Party, 1949; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956
  • Ted Breitenstein (1869-1935), American baseball player
  • Andre Breitenstein, French WWII flying Ace

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. 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. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. 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).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Breitenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breitenstein 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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