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Gracker Early Origins



The surname Gracker was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kracker 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.

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Gracker Spelling Variations


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Gracker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kracker, Krackers, Krocker, Krock, Krackeres, Krackerr, Kraccker, Krackker, Krackeer, Kraacker, Kraackers, Kraackeres, Krackerrs, Cracker and many more.

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Gracker Early History


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Gracker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gracker research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Gracker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gracker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gracker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gracker 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: Wilhelm Krack, who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, on record in 1779; Johann Krack, who arrived in America in 1837.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Gracker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gracker 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 July 2013 at 14:43.

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