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Klingensmith Early Origins



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.

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Klingensmith Spelling Variations


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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.

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Klingensmith Early History


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Klingensmith Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klingensmith research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Klingensmith History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Klingensmith Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Klingensmith Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Klingensmith Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klingensmith Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jurg Klingensmith, who came to Pennsylvania in 1755
  • Jurg Klingensmith, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755

Klingensmith Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Marie Klingensmith, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Myra Klingensmith, aged 24, who emigrated 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klingensmith (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Klingensmith (post 1700)



  • Marion C. Klingensmith, American politician, Burgess of Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1960
  • 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
  • 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

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Klingensmith Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Klingensmith Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 December 2016 at 10:47.

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