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Garst Early Origins



The surname Garst 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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Garst Spelling Variations


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Garst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gerst, Garst, Gerster, Garster, Garstel, Gerstel and others.

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Garst Early History


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Garst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garst research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Garst 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:

Garst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fabian Garst, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1849
  • Fabian Garst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Elias Garst, who setted in San Francisco in 1850
  • Elias Garst, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Georg Garst, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1894
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Garst Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Peter Garst, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Flamers, Bavaria, Germany, in 1910
  • Emil Garst, aged 32, who settled in America from Riga, Russia, in 1911
  • Ernest Garst, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Phyllis Garst, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Roland Garst, aged 9, who settled in America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garst (post 1700)



  • Warren Garst (1850-1924), American politician, Iowa State Senator, the 21st Lieutenant Governor, and the 19th Governor of Iowa
  • Roswell "Bob" Garst (1898-1977), American farmer and seed company executive, founder of the Garst Seed Company in 1931
  • David Garst (1926-2006), seed industry leader, farmer, and former Executive President of Garst Seed Company

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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The Garst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garst 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.

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