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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Franz Mentzer, who setted in 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Matthias Mentzer, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francois Mentzer, aged 40, who arrived in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • George Mentzer, who arrived in DeWitt County, III in 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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



  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)

Other References

  1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  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. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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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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