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.
Important Dates for the Gertsch family
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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.
Early Notables of the Gertsch family (pre 1700)
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Gertsch migration to the United States
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 immigrated 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 immigrated to America from Wengen, Switzerland, in 1912
Marianne Gertsch, aged 47, who immigrated to the United States from Luetschenthal, Switzerland, in 1919