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Gerstell Early Origins



The surname Gerstell 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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Gerstell Spelling Variations


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Gerstell Spelling Variations



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

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Gerstell Early History


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Gerstell Early History



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

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Gerstell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerstell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerstell 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:

Gerstell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arnold Gerstell, who setted in Allegany Co. Maryland in 1844
  • Henriette Gerstell, who setted in New Orleans in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerstell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerstell (post 1700)



  • Glenn S. Gerstell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972

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Gerstell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Gerstell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerstell 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 9 November 2015 at 09:33.

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