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Getzen Early Origins



The surname Getzen 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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Getzen Spelling Variations


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Getzen 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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Getzen Early History


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Getzen Early History



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

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Getzen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Getzen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Getzen 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: Cosyn Gertsen, who arrived in New York in 1673; Maria Getson, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Salome Gertsch, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738; Gelle Getson, who arrived in Halifax, N.S. in 1751.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Getzen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Getzen (post 1700)



  • Samuel W. Getzen, American academic and politician, President of the Florida Senate and Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives in 1929
  • James "T.J." Getzen, American founder of The Getzen Company, a family-owned manufacturer and wholesaler of brass instruments in 1939
  • J. C. Getzen Jr., American politician, Member of Florida State Senate 38th District, 1947
  • William Eric Getzen (b. 1932), more commonly known as Mburumba Kerina, a Namibian politician, academic, and author, Deputy Speaker of the Constituent Assembly of Namibia in 1989

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Getzen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Getzen 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 09:40.

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