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Where did the English Gartman family come from? What is the English Gartman family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gartman family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gartman family history?


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Gartman has undergone many spelling variations, including Garth, Garthe, Girth, Gyrth, Gyrthe, Gart, Gartt and others.

First found in Surrey where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire and held a family seat at Morden.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gartman research. Another 291 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1096, 1455, 1487, 1661 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Gartman History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Gartman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Gartman were among those contributors:

Gartman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Gartman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752


  • Marc Gartman, American singer-songwriter and film director from New York City


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The Gartman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gartman 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 7 December 2014 at 23:25.

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