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Gertsch Early Origins



The surname Gertsch was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Gartzen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Gertsch Spelling Variations


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Gertsch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gartzen, Gartsen, Gartzer, Gartser, Garzen, Garzin, Gertzen, Gertzgen, Gartson, Gertsen and many more.

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Gertsch Early History


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Gertsch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gertsch research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1721 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Gertsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gertsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gertsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gertsch 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:

Gertsch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Salome Gertsch, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738

Gertsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rudolf Gertsch, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1892

Gertsch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wolf Gertsch, aged 36, who landed in America from Lodz, in 1906
  • Alfred Gertsch, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Wengen, Switzerland, in 1911
  • Friedrich Gertsch, aged 21, who settled in America from Wengen, Switzerland, in 1912
  • Johann Gertsch, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Wengen, Switzerland, in 1912
  • Marianne Gertsch, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States from Luetschenthal, Switzerland, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gertsch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gertsch (post 1700)



  • Willis John Gertsch (1906-1998), American arachnologist
  • John Gary Gertsch (1944-1945), United States Army soldier, recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam
  • Franz Gertsch (b. 1930), Swiss painter

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Gertsch Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. 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. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gertsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gertsch 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 27 August 2015 at 22:21.

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