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Mentzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Mentzer family


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.

Early History of the Mentzer family


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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.

Early Notables of the Mentzer family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Mentzer family to the New World and Oceana


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 settled 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

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


  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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