Klingensmith History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Klingensmith family

The surname Klingensmith was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Important Dates for the Klingensmith family

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Klingensmith Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Klingenstein, Klingensteins, Klinggenstein, Klingennsteine, Klingensteines, Klingensttein, Kliingenstein, Klinngensttein, Klinggenstein, Klinggensteines, Klingen, Clingen, Clingstein and many more.

Early Notables of the Klingensmith family (pre 1700)

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Klingensmith migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klingensmith Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jurg Klingensmith, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1755
  • Jurg Klingensmith, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755 [1]
Klingensmith Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Marie Klingensmith, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Myra Klingensmith, aged 24, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Elizabeth Klingensmith, aged 9, who landed in America from Hammond, Ind., in 1917
  • Eval Klingensmith, aged 47, who settled in Washington, D.C., in 1920

Contemporary Notables of the name Klingensmith (post 1700)

  • John Klingensmith Jr. (1786-1854), American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • Florence Gunderson Klingensmith (1904-1933), American aviator of the Golden Age of Air Racing
  • Marion C. Klingensmith, American politician, Burgess of Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1960 [2]
  • John Klingensmith Jr. (b. 1785), American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 18th District, 1831-35; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1835-39 [2]

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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 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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