Moltke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Moltke family

The surname Moltke was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Important Dates for the Moltke family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moltke research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1776 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Moltke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moltke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Moltke, Maltke, Moultke and others.

Early Notables of the Moltke family (pre 1700)

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Moltke migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moltke Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Eberhard Moltke, aged 34, who arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Amerika" from Cuxhaven, Germany [1]
  • Carl Moltke, aged 39, originally from Rome, Italy, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Kronprinzes. Cecilie" from Cherbourg, France [2]
  • Carl Moltke, aged 51, originally from Klampenborg, Denmark, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Oscar II" from Copenhagen, Denmark [3]
  • Cornelia Moltke, aged 38, originally from Klampenborg, Denmark, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Oscar II" from Copenhagen, Denmark [4]
  • Carl Adam Moltke, aged 11, originally from Klampenborg, Denmark, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Oscar II" from Copenhagen, Denmark [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Moltke (post 1700)

  • Helmuth Moltke (1848-1916), German soldier
  • Helmuth Moltke (1800-1891), German military leader
  • Adam Wilhelm Moltke, Danish Prime Minister

Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFZW-GNY : 6 December 2014), Eberhard Moltke, 02 Jun 1906; citing departure port Cuxhaven, arrival port New York, ship name Amerika, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXP9-FMV : 6 December 2014), Carl Moltke, 05 May 1908; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Kronprinzes. Cecilie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HQ-96F : 6 December 2014), Carl Moltke, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Oscar II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HQ-96N : 6 December 2014), Cornelia Moltke, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Oscar II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HQ-96J : 6 December 2014), Carl Adam Moltke, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Oscar II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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