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Gehren Early Origins



The surname Gehren was first found in Saxony-Weimar, 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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Gehren Spelling Variations


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Gehren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gehring, Gering, Gehrig, Gehring, Gehringer, Gering and many more.

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Gehren Early History


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Gehren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gehren research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1835, 1444 and 1510 are included under the topic Early Gehren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gehren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gehren Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gehren 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Gehring, 44, who came with his wife and seven children to New York city in 1874; Joachim Gehrig, who came to Philadelphia in 1750; and Johann Georg Gehringer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehren (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehren (post 1700)



  • H. von Gehren, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Zacatecas, 1905
  • E. von Gehren, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Zacatecas, 1897-98

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gehren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gehren 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 8 October 2015 at 14:08.

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