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Gerstenbrand Early Origins



The surname Gerstenbrand was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Gerstenbrand Spelling Variations


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Gerstenbrand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gerstenberg, Gerstenburg, Gerstnbergk, Gerstenbrand, Gerstenbrandt, Gustenberg, Kerstenberg and many more.

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Gerstenbrand Early History


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Gerstenbrand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gerstenbrand research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1797 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Gerstenbrand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gerstenbrand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerstenbrand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerstenbrand 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: Judith Gerstenlauer, who came to America in 1752; Anna Maria Gerstner, who settled in 1754; Johannes Gerstenberger, who settled in Halifax, N.S. in 1782.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Gerstenbrand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerstenbrand 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 May 2014 at 16:08.

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