Greb History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Greb family

The surname Greb was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Grabow contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Grabow family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Greb family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greb research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1816, and 1840 are included under the topic Early Greb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Greb Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Grabow, Grabowe, Grabower, Grabowen, Grabowski, Grebow and many more.

Early Notables of the Greb family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Greb Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Greb migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Greb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Chr Henr Greb, who landed in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Christ Henrich Greb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Johan Theis Greb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Nickolas Greb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1778 [1]
Greb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter Greb, who landed in Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Johan Greb, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Henry Greb, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851 [1]
  • John Greb, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Greb (post 1700)

  • Edward Henry "Harry" Greb (1894-1926), American professional boxer, World Middleweight Champion (1923 to 1926)
  • Edward W. Greb, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 6th District, 1944 [2]
  • Benny Greb (b. 1980), German drummer

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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