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Early Origins of the Engelhart family

The surname Engelhart was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

From this family, Francis Engleheart, the great miniature-painter, a member of the noble Silesian family, emigrated to England in the time of George II, and settled at Kew. His family included: his grandson Francis Engelheart (1775-1849), the English engraver; his son, George Engleheart (1752-1839), the English miniature-painter; and another son, Thomas Engleheart (d. 1787?), an English sculptor and modeller in wax. [1]

Early History of the Engelhart family

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Engelhart Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Engelhart, Englehart, Engelhard, Engelhardt, Inglehard, Inglehart, Inglehardt, Engelhaus, von Englelhart, von Engelhardt and many more.

Early Notables of the Engelhart family (pre 1700)

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United States Engelhart migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Engelhart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Engelhart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [2]
  • Joh Friederich Engelhart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [2]
  • Fredrick Engelhart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Johann Fridrich Engelhart, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
  • Fredrick Engelhart, aged 30, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [2]
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  1. Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  2. 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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