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Felber Early Origins



The surname Felber was first found in Baden, where the name 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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Felber Spelling Variations


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Felber Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Velberg, Fellberg, Velbrück, Volberg, Vollberg, Volbergen and many more.

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Felber Early History


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Felber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Felber research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1686 and 1803 are included under the topic Early Felber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Felber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Felber Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Felber 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 were:

Felber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catharina Felber, who settled in America in 1751
  • Catharina Felber, who arrived in America in 1751
  • Hans Jerg Felber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Hanss Jerg Felber, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Elisabetha Felber, who settled in America in 1754

Felber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F E Felber, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Christian Felber, who settled in Ohio in 1854
  • Edward Felber, who came to Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Edward Felber, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Ellis Felber, who settled in Ohio in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Felber (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Felber (post 1700)



  • Henry Felber, American politician, First Selectman of Ellington, Connecticut, 1921-27

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Felber Historic Events


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Felber Historic Events




Hindenburg LZ-129

  • Mr. Ludwig Felber (1903-1937), German Elevatorman from Waging am See, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and survived the Airship Fire on May 6, 1937, but later died in hospital from injuries

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Felber Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Felber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Felber 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 19 October 2015 at 11:08.

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