Crater History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Crater family
The surname Crater was first found in Bavaria, where the name Crater 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.
Early History of the Crater family
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Crater Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kreutzburg, Kreutzenburg, Kreutzberg, Kreutzenberg, Kreutzberger, Kreutzenberger, Creutzburg, Creutzberg, Creutzenburg, Creutzenberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Crater family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crater family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Friedrich Kreutzberg, a Hessian soldier who was in North America in 1776; Karl Adolf Crp Von Creutzburg, who settled in Newfoundland in 1777; Conrad Creutzberg, who was on record in Charles Town, SC in 1782.
Contemporary Notables of the name Crater (post 1700) +
- Joseph Force Crater (b. 1889), American Democrat politician, Secretary to Robert F. Wagner, 1920-26 
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