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Gerst Early Origins



The surname Gerst 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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Gerst Spelling Variations


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Gerst Spelling Variations



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

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Gerst Early History


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Gerst Early History



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

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Gerst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerst 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:

Gerst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Jacob Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Johannes Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Johan Wedel Gerst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Dewald Gerst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Friederich Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gerst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeanette Gerst, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Joh Gerst, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Caroline Gerst, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Adam Gerst, who came to New York in 1837
  • Jacob Gerst, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerst (post 1700)



  • Leon Gerst, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1936

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Gerst Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. 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. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Gerst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerst 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 15 August 2016 at 06:40.

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