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Where did the German Heimbach family come from? What is the German Heimbach family crest and coat of arms? When did the Heimbach family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Heimbach family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Heimburh, Hiemburg, Heimbaugh, Heimbach and others.
First found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The area was notable for the influence of the Teutonic Knights.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heimbach research. Another 209 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1615 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Heimbach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 27 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heimbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heimbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Mattheis Heimbach, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
- Peter Heimbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
- Johannes Heimbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1774
- Friedrich Heimbach, who arrived in North America in 1783
Heimbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joh Heimbach, who landed in America in 1852
- David M. Heimbach (b. 1938), American surgeon and a professor emeritus of the University of Washington
- Thomas Josef Heimbach, German businessman and politician, Mayor of Düren (1848-1853), founder of The Heimbach Group in 1811, now a supplier of textiles for the paper manufacturing, environmental technology
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- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Heimbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heimbach 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.
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