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Degenhardt Early Origins



The surname Degenhardt was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The name was first recorded with estates at Frankfort and part of the nobility in the 13th century.

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Degenhardt Spelling Variations


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Degenhardt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Degenhart, Deigenhart, Degnhart, Dagenhart, Degnhardt and many more.

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Degenhardt Early History


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Degenhardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degenhardt research. Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Degenhardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degenhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degenhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Degenhardt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lorenz Degenhardt, aged 22, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834
  • Joseph W Degenhardt, aged 31, landed in Missouri in 1841
  • Johann Val Degenhardt, who arrived in America in 1844
  • Maria Elisabeth Degenhardt, who landed in America in 1853
  • Georg Franz Degenhardt, who arrived in America in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Degenhardt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Degenhardt (post 1700)



  • Theodore L. Degenhardt, American politician, Mayor of Ferndale, Michigan, 1933-37
  • Martin P. Degenhardt (b. 1918), American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Perry County, 1952-67
  • Gilbert Degenhardt, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1964
  • Jan Degenhardt (b. 1962), German lawyer and folk-singer
  • Johannes Joachim Degenhardt (1926-2002), German Archbishop of Paderborn
  • Franz-Josef Degenhardt (1931-2011), German poet, satirist and novelist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Degenhardt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degenhardt 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 14 October 2016 at 05:51.

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