Early Origins of the Girtz family
The surname Girtz 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.
Early History of the Girtz family
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Girtz Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gartzen, Gartsen, Gartzer, Gartser, Garzen, Garzin, Gertzen, Gertzgen, Gartson, Gertsen and many more.
Early Notables of the Girtz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Girtz family to the New World and Oceana
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.