Kerstetter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Kerstetter family
The surname Kerstetter was first found in Austria, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation.
Important Dates for the Kerstetter family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kerstetter research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1819 is included under the topic Early Kerstetter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kerstetter Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Karstens, Karsten, Carsten, Carstens, Kersten, Kaersten, Kaerstens, Kerstens, Kirsten, Kirstens, Karst (short form), Kerst, Karsthens, Karsthen, Carsthen, Carsthens, Kersthen, Kaersthen, Kaersthens, Kersthens, Kirsthen, Kirsthens, Karsth (short form), Kersth and many more.
Early Notables of the Kerstetter family (pre 1700)
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Kerstetter migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Kerstetter Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Kerstetter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Marion Kerstetter, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1910
- Arthur Edward Kerstetter, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Prentise, Wisc, in 1923
- Herman Henry Kerstetter, aged 14, who immigrated to Prentice, Wisc., in 1924
Contemporary Notables of the name Kerstetter (post 1700)
- William E. Kerstetter (1913-1996), American academic, President of DePauw University (1963 to 1975)
- Private First Class Dexter J Kerstetter (1907-1972), American soldier, awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1945
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