Kannenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kannenberg family

The surname Kannenberg was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Kannenberg family

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Kannenberg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kannenberg, Kanenberg, Kannenburg, Kanenburg, Kannenburges, Kannenburges, Kanenburgs, Kannenburgg, Kannenbergg, Kanenburgg, Kanenbergg, Cannonberg, Cannanberg and many more.

Early Notables of the Kannenberg family (pre 1700)

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United States Kannenberg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kannenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Carl Kannenberg, who settled in New York, NY in 1843
  • August Friedr Wilhelm Kannenberg, who settled in America in 1843
  • Karl Friedrich Kannenberg, aged 46, who landed in America in 1843 [1]
  • Sophie Friderike Luise Kannenberg, aged 50, who arrived in America in 1845 [1]
  • Johann Friedrich Kannenberg, aged 43, who arrived in America in 1845 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Kannenberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Charles William Kannenberg, who arrived in Dallas Co. TX in 1913

Contemporary Notables of the name Kannenberg (post 1700) +

  • Roland E. Kannenberg (1907-1983), American politician in the state of Wisconsin
  • John Kannenberg, American sonic and visual artist [2]
  • Roland Ellsworth Harry Kannenberg (1907-1983), American politician, Member of Wisconsin State Senate 25th District, 1935-38; Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1952 [3]
  • John Kannenberg (1919-2008), American politician, Mayor of Wausau, Wisconsin, 1964-88 [3]
  • Bernhard "Bernd" Kannenberg (b. 1942), German gold medalist at the 1972 Olympics; he held the Men's 50km Walk World Record (1972-1978)
  • Natalie Kannenberg Tackett, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000 [4]


  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. ^ John Kannenberg. (Retrieved 2011, July 8) John Kannenberg. Retrieved from http://www.johnkannenberg.com/
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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