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Kresge Early Origins



The surname Kresge was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area, included Austria and Hesse. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Kresge Spelling Variations


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Kresge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kress, Kressberg, Kressel, Kressen, Kresser, Kres and many more.

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Kresge Early History


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Kresge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kresge research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Kresge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kresge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kresge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kresge 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 or some of its variants were: Anna Catherine Kress, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729; Anna Margaretha Kress, who came to Pennsylvania in 1740; Hans Cunroth Kress, his wife Elizia, their daughters Elizabeth, Ferena, and sons Frederich and Henrich, who all came to Georgia in 1741.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kresge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kresge (post 1700)



  • Stanley Sebastian Kresge (1900-1985), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1952
  • Samuel James Kresge, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956
  • E. Gregory Kresge, American politician, Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1996
  • Sebastian Spering Kresge (1867-1966), the American founder of the S. S. Kresge Company
  • \Geoff Kresge, American songwriter, guitarist and bassist
  • Clifford Terry Kresge (b. 1968), American professional golfer
  • Karen Kresge (b. 1957), British choreographer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. 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).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Kresge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kresge 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 28 March 2016 at 19:57.

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