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Gerstenburg Early Origins



The surname Gerstenburg 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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Gerstenburg Spelling Variations


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Gerstenburg Spelling Variations



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

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Gerstenburg Early History


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Gerstenburg Early History



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

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Gerstenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerstenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerstenburg 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



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Gerstenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerstenburg 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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