Gunderman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gunderman family

The surname Gunderman was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Gunderman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gunderman research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1779, 1818, 1638, 1875 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Gunderman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gunderman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunter, Günther, Gunten, Güntner, Günzer, Genther and many more.

Early Notables of the Gunderman family (pre 1700)

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Gunderman migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gunderman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anton Gunderman, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1836 [1]
  • Jacob Gunderman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • George Gunderman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Gunderman (post 1700)

  • William R. Gunderman, American politician, Mayor of Ithaca, New York, 1902; Member of New York State Assembly from Tompkins County, 1906-09 [2]
  • Luke Gunderman, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 110th District, 1998 [2]

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 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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