Grab History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Grab family
The surname Grab was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Krabbe is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
Early History of the Grab family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grab research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1779, 1666, 1711, 1700, 1480 and 1553 are included under the topic Early Grab History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Grab Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krabbe, Krabe, Krabbes, Krabbs, Krabes, Kraabbez, Krrabbe, Kraabbes, Kraabbese, Krabbese, Krabee, Krabees, Crabbe, Crabb, Grabb and many more.
Early Notables of the Grab family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time included John Ernest Grabe (1666-1711), Anglican divine, was born at Königsberg, who went to England where he settled in Oxford, was ordained in 1700, and became chaplain of...
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Grab migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Grab Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Auguste Grab, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1850
Contemporary Notables of the name Grab (post 1700) +
- Charles Grab, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Canterbury; Elected 1948 
Historic Events for the Grab family +
- Hugo Grab (1920-1941), German Matrose who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking 
- Mr. Oscar Frederick Grab, American 1st Class Passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking 
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