Brenner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The distinguished surname Brenner was first found in Basel.

Early Origins of the Brenner family

The surname Brenner was first found in Basel, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Brenner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brenner research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 181 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Brenner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brenner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brenner, Brener, Brehnner, Brehner, Brenerr and many more.

Early Notables of the Brenner family (pre 1700)

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Brenner migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brenner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Brenner, who landed in Virginia in 1666 [1]
Brenner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Han Casper Brenner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Hans Caspar Brenner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Hans Gerhardt Brenner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Maria Barbara Brenner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Philip Adam Brenner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Brenner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Chri Brenner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • Elizabeth Brenner, who arrived in Barnstable, Massachusetts in 1822 at the age of 24
  • Margaret Brenner, aged 30, who landed in America in 1822 [1]
  • Miss Brenner, who arrived in Brazil in 1825 [1]
  • Philipp Karl Brenner, who arrived in Brazil in 1827 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brenner migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brenner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Adolf Brenner, aged 57, who arrived in Canada in 1870

Brenner migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Brenner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. George Brenner, (b. 1833), aged 30, British farm labourer travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship " Lancashire Witch" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 13th October 1863 [2]
  • Mrs. Jane Brenner, (b. 1837), aged 26, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship " Lancashire Witch" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 13th October 1863 [2]
  • S Brenner, Scottish settler travelling from Clyde aboard the ship "Sir William Eyre" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand in April 1863 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Brenner (post 1700)

  • Sydney Brenner (1927-2019), South African biologist and 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
  • Barbara Brenner (1952-2013), American health activist, Executive Director of Breast Cancer Action (1993–2010)
  • David Brenner (1936-2014), American standup comedian, actor, author, and filmmaker, the most frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
  • Art Brenner (b. 1924), American abstract sculptor and painter
  • Victor David Brenner (1871-1924), American sculptor and engraver, designer of the United States "Lincoln" penny
  • Judson Brenner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912 [4]
  • John Lewis Brenner (1832-1906), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1897-1901 [4]
  • Jacob Brenner, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; Chair of Kings County Republican Party, 1910 [4]
  • George A. Brenner, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1950, 1952; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952 [4]
  • Eugene J. Brenner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960 [4]
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Brenner family

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  • Karl Brenner (1920-1941), German Funkbergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [5]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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