Korn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Korn family

The surname Korn was first found in the various states of Germany. This name was used throughout Germany, but was particularly concentrated in Silesia, Franconia, and Hesse. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within Germany. Because of their numbers, they branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Korn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Korn research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 125 and 1256 are included under the topic Early Korn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Korn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Corne, Del Corne, Korn, Korne, Coorn, Koorn, Corner and many more.

Early Notables of the Korn family (pre 1700)

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Korn migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Korn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Arien Dirksen Korn, aged 11, who landed in New York in 1630 [1]
  • Nicolaus Korn, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1642
  • Nicolaus Korn, who arrived in New York in 1642 [1]
Korn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Henrich Korn, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Henrich Korn, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Valentin Korn, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • J Friederich Korn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
  • J. Friederich Korn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754
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Korn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friedrich Korn, who landed in America in 1839 [1]
  • Nicolas Korn, aged 42, who landed in Missouri in 1841 [1]
  • W. Korn, who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Catherine Korn, aged 4, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Charles Korn, aged 2, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
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Korn migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Korn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Carl Korn, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Catharine Korn, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Jacob Korn, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Johannes Korn, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757

Contemporary Notables of the name Korn (post 1700)

  • Warren I. Korn, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Butler County, 1960 [2]
  • Stephen P. Korn, American politician, Independent Candidate for justice of Michigan State Supreme Court, 1986
  • Julius Korn, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 6th District, 1863
  • Hyman Korn, American politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1968
  • Harold Korn, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1926 [2]
  • Francis E. Korn, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Durham, 1920 [2]
  • David Adolph Korn (b. 1930), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Togo, 1986-88
  • M F Korn, American science fiction author
  • David Korn, American computer programmer, creator of the Korn shell
  • Arthur Korn (1870-1945), German physicist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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 2016, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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