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Clogston Early Origins



The surname Clogston was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Chronicles first mention Conrad Kluger of Prague in 1320, and Mertin Kluge of Habelschwerdt in 1397.

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Clogston Spelling Variations


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Clogston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kluge, Kluger, Klug, Klugen, Clug, Cluge, Clugen and many more.

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Clogston Early History


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Clogston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clogston research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1703, 1779 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Clogston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clogston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clogston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clogston 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: George Klug, who came to England and/or America in 1709 at the age of 37 with his wife and child. Nicklas Kluge arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; while August Kluge came to Canada in 1783. Wilhelm Kluge arrived in Texas in 1852.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clogston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clogston (post 1700)



  • John H. Clogston, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912
  • F. G. Clogston, American politician, Mayor of Emporia, Kansas, 1953

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Clogston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clogston 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 15 January 2016 at 14:10.

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