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Kolbe Early Origins



The surname Kolbe was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Kolbe became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Kolbe Spelling Variations


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Kolbe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kolbe, Koelbe, Kolb, Colb, Colbe, Gollbe, Golbe and others.

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Kolbe Early History


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Kolbe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kolbe research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1786 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Kolbe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kolbe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kolbe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kolbe 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:

Kolbe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Kolbe, who landed in America in 1778

Kolbe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Casp Kolbe, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800
  • Hermann Kolbe, who arrived in America in 1832
  • Daniel Kolbe, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1844-1845
  • Bernard Kolbe, who landed in Texas in 1845
  • Carl Julius Kolbe, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kolbe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anton Kolbe, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906

Kolbe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • N H Kolbe, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolbe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolbe (post 1700)



  • Walter Kolbe, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956
  • Tom Kolbe, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 6th District, 1992
  • Joseph W. Kolbe, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 51st District, 1968
  • James Thomas Kolbe (b. 1942), American Republican politician, Member of Arizona State Senate, 1977-82; U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1985-2007; Defeated, 1982
  • Harold H. Kolbe, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1946
  • Evelyn Kolbe, American Democrat politician, Chair of Oceana County Democratic Party, 2003
  • David L. Kolbe, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004, 2008
  • Peter-Michael Kolbe (b. 1953), German rower
  • Fritz Kolbe (1900-1971), German diplomat and spy against the Nazis during World War II
  • Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe (1818-1884), German chemist who worked on the electrolysis of the salts of fatty and other acids (Kolbe electrolysis), prepared salicylic acid, a building block of aspirin
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Kolbe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kolbe 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 9 November 2015 at 11:58.

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