Henkel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Henkel family

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

Important Dates for the Henkel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henkel research. Another 54 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1824 are included under the topic Early Henkel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Henkel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Henkel, Henke, Henkell and others.

Early Notables of the Henkel family (pre 1700)

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Henkel migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Henkel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Jurig Henkel, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Michel Henkel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Philip Henkel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • John David Henkel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • John Valentin Henkel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Henkel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mary Henkel, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • Henry Henkel, who landed in Mississippi in 1854 [1]
  • Valentin Henkel, who landed in America in 1855 [1]
  • Charles Henkel, who landed in Texas in 1858 [1]
  • Philipp Henkel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Henkel (post 1700)

  • Kim Henkel (b. 1946), American film producer, writer, and actor
  • William Henkel, American politician, Representative from New York 16th District, 1916 [2]
  • William Henkel, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892, 1924 (alternate); Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1916 [2]
  • M. A. Henkel, American Republican politician, Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930 [2]
  • Columbus Vance Henkel (b. 1908), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 25th District, 1953-59; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956 [2]
  • August Henkel, American politician, Representative from New York 1st District, 1934 [2]
  • Ann S. Henkel, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000, 2004 [2]
  • Andrea Henkel (b. 1977), German 2002 Olympic gold medal winner in the 15 km Individual Biathlon
  • Heike Henkel (b. 1964), German former athlete competing in high jump who won the high jump gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
  • Manuela Henkel (b. 1974), German Gold Medal-winning cross-country skier
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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