Early Origins of the Kirshke family
The surname Kirshke 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 Kirshke family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirshke research.Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1639, 1710, 1670 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Kirshke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kirshke 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 Kirshke family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Kirshke at this time were Gottfried Kirch (Kirche, Kirkius) (1639-1710), a German astronomer and the first 'Astronomer Royal' in Berlin, Director of... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kirshke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kirshke family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Kirsch, who came to America in 1709 at the age of 31 with his wife, son, and two daughters. Conrad, Johann Jacob, and Georg Kirsch all settled in Pennsylvania in 1744.