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Gletz Early Origins



The surname Gletz was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. They were originally seated at Altdorf in Bavaria.

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Gletz Spelling Variations


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Gletz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glatz, Glats, Glattz, Gletz, Glettz and others.

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Gletz Early History


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Gletz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gletz research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 155 and 1551 are included under the topic Early Gletz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gletz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gletz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gletz 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: Henderick and Anna Elizh Glatz, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1752; Henrich Glatz, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1752; Henry Glatz, who emigrated with his family from Bremen, Germany, and arrived in New York in 1850.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Gletz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gletz 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 30 January 2017 at 07:50.

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