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Krocke Early Origins



The surname Krocke was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kracker was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. 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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Krocke Spelling Variations


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Krocke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kracker, Krackers, Krocker, Krock, Krackeres, Krackerr, Kraccker, Krackker, Krackeer, Kraacker, Kraackers, Kraackeres, Krackerrs, Cracker and many more.

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Krocke Early History


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Krocke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krocke research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Krocke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krocke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krocke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Krocke 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: Wilhelm Krack, who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, on record in 1779; Johann Krack, who arrived in America in 1837.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Krocke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krocke 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 30 July 2013 at 14:43.

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