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Mentzer Early Origins



The surname Mentzer was first found in Bavaria, where this ancient family name trace their origin back to the twelfth century. 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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Mentzer Spelling Variations


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Mentzer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mentzer, Menzer, Menziner, Mintzer, Mintz, Menz, Minz, Mentze, Mensch and many more.

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Mentzer Early History


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Mentzer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mentzer research. Another 385 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1721, 1750, 1844, 1782, 1498 and 1527 are included under the topic Early Mentzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mentzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mentzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mentzer 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:

Mentzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Georg Mentzer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Friedrich Mentzer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Frantz Mentzer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1772
  • Franz Mentzer, who came to North America in 1777

Mentzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean Mentzer, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Mathias Mentzer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • Matthias Mentzer, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Francois Mentzer, aged 40, arrived in New York in 1849
  • George Mentzer, who arrived in DeWitt County, III in 1858

Mentzer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Mentzer, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Colmar, in 1901
  • Mary Mentzer, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Madeleine Mentzer, aged 28, who landed in America from Colmar, Germany, in 1908

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mentzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mentzer (post 1700)



  • WIlliam C. Mentzer (1907-1971), American aeronautical engineer posthumously awarded the Daniel Guggenheim Medal in 1972
  • Ethan Mentzer, American bass guitar player
  • Jacob Franklin Mentzer III (b. 1950), American fantasy author and game designer
  • Ray Mentzer (b. 1953), American winner of the 1979 AAU Mr. America contest
  • Dr. John T Mentzer (b. 1951), Chair of Excellence in Business Policy at the University of Tennessee

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    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. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Mentzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mentzer 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 17 November 2015 at 07:58.

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