Lembke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lembke family

The surname Lembke was first found in Wuerttemberg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Chronicles first mention Bertoldus dictus Lempe in 1290 in Esslingen, and Heinrich Lemppi of Freiburg in 1400. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Lembke family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lembke research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1826 and 1826 are included under the topic Early Lembke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lembke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lempp (Wuerttemberg), Lemp, Lempke (Pomerania), Lempcke, Lemke, Lembeke, Lembke, Lembcke, Lempp, Lempel, Lemmeke, Lempert, Lemmeken and many more.

Early Notables of the Lembke family (pre 1700)

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lembke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Lembke migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lembke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Francis Christian Lembke, who landed in New York, NY in 1754 [1]
Lembke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elisabeth Lembke, aged 17, who arrived in New York in 1862 [1]
  • Frederick Lembke, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1875 [1]
  • Johann Lembke, who arrived in North Dakota in 1879 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lembke (post 1700) +

  • Matt Lembke, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008
  • Jim Lembke, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 1st District, 2012

  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)

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