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Karsch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Karsch family


The surname Karsch was first found in Saxony, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

Early History of the Karsch family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Karsch research.
Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1639, 1710, 1670 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Karsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Karsch Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirsche, Kirsch, Kirsh, Kirshe, Cirsche, Cirsch, Cirsh, Cirshe, Kirschke (Silesia), Kersch, Kersh, Kersche and many more.

Early Notables of the Karsch family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Karsch at this time were Gottfried Kirch (Kirche, Kirkius) (1639-1710), a German astronomer and the first 'Astronomer Royal' in Berlin, Director of...
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Migration of the Karsch family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Karsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emil Karsch, aged 28, who landed in North America in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Katherina Karsch, aged 22, who arrived in America in 1892 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Karsch (post 1700)


  • Tom Karsch, American former Executive Vice President and General Manager for Turner Classic Movies and Turner South
  • Douglas Allen Karsch III, American talk radio show host
  • Johannes Waldemar Karsch (1881-1939), German Esperantist and a state auditor
  • Ferdinand Karsch -Haack (1853-1936), German arachnologist, entomologist and anthropologist
  • Anna Louisa Karsch (1722-1791), German autodidact and poet

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  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)

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