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Christenbury Early Origins



The surname Christenbury was first found in Brunswick, where the name Christenberry was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Christenbury Spelling Variations


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Christenbury Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Christenberry, Kerstenbroick, Kerstenbruch, Kerssenbroick, Kerssenberg, Kerschberger, Kerssenbrock, Kersenbach, Kerstenberry, Cristenbrock, Cristenbrook, Christenberger, Christenberck, Crisenberry, Christenberry and many more.

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Christenbury Early History


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Christenbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Christenbury research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Christenbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Christenbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Christenbury Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Christenbury 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 or some of its variants were: Anna Maria Christen, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732; Anna Gotz Christen, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Andreas Christen, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Christenbury (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Christenbury (post 1700)



  • John Boyd Christenbury (1907-1944), American 6th head football coach for East Carolina Teachers College (1940-1941), inducted into the ECU Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Lloyd Reid "Low" Christenbury (1893-1944), American Major League Baseball player for the Boston Braves (1919-1922)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. 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).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Christenbury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Christenbury 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 18 May 2017 at 08:13.

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