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 149 words (11 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
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... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grab Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Grab family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
- Mr. Oscar Frederick Grab, American 1st Class Passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/