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Burkhalter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Burkhalter family


The surname Burkhalter was first found in Swabia, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and would become noted for its involvement in social, economic, and political affairs.

Early History of the Burkhalter family


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Burkhalter Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Burkhard, Burkhardt, Burckhard, Burckhardt, Burkhart and many more.

Early Notables of the Burkhalter family (pre 1700)


Notables with the surname Burkhalter during this period were Johann Burchard, also spelled Johannes Burchart (c.1450 - 1506), an Alsatian-born priest and chronicler during the Italian Renaissance; and...
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Migration of the Burkhalter family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Burkhalter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Burkhalter, who landed in Carolina in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ulrick Burkhalter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ulrich Burkhalter, who arrived in America in 1762 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Burkhalter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Burkhalter, who landed in Maryland in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Burkhalter (post 1700)


  • Rev. John G. Burkhalter (1909-1992), American Baptist minister and highly-decorated chaplain who served in World War II and the Korean War, recipient of the Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, Silver Star, Bronze Star and other citations
  • Vice Admiral Edward Alan Burkhalter Jr. (b. 1929), retired U.S. Navy admiral, now president of Burkhalter Associates, Inc., a consultancy firm
  • Tim Burkhalter (b. 1960), American elected Sheriff of Floyd County, Georgia (2004)
  • Everett Glen Burkhalter (1897-1975), American former film studio electrician who turned to politics in 1941 when he became a member of the California State Assembly, a position he held from 1942 to 1963
  • Dominik Burkhalter (b. 1975), Swiss bandleader, composer and drummer
  • Didier Burkhalter (b. 1960), Swiss politician of FDP.The Liberals

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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)

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