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Penza Early Origins



The surname Penza was first found in East Prussia and Poland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging Medieval society. Schuschke became part of the main royal Clan of Korab, one of the 12 noble tribes of Poland. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Penza Spelling Variations


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Penza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Korab, Schuschke, Korabiewski, Rusiecki and many more.

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Penza Early History


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Penza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penza research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Penza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Penza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Penza Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Penza 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 or some of its variants were: Anne Korab, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854; Cath Korab, who came to New York, NY in 1854; Paul Korab, who came to New York, NY in 1854; Jan Korab, who settled in New York, NY in 1890.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Penza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Penza (post 1700)



  • Charles Penza Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Penza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Penza 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 09:27.

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