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Early Origins of the Petzold family


The surname Petzold was first found in Bavaria, where the name Betz.was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. 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 Petzold family


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Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1677, 1733, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Petzold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Petzold Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Betz, Betze, Betzer, Betzen, Betzenstein, Betzhold, Betzler, Petz, Beitz and many more.

Early Notables of the Petzold family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Petzold family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Petzold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottlieb Petzold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742 [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)
  • Wilhelm Petzold, who arrived in America in 1783 [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)

Petzold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad E. Petzold, who settled in Texas in 1850
  • Andreas Petzold, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1854
  • Emanuel Petzold, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Petzold (post 1700)


  • Charles Petzold (b. 1953), American programmer and technical author on Microsoft Windows applications
  • Willi Petzold (b. 1885), German artist
  • Maik Petzold (b. 1978), Olympic triathlon athlete from Germany
  • Barbara Petzold (b. 1955), former East German Olympic Cross-country skier
  • Eduard Petzold (1815-1891), German landscape gardener
  • Bruno Petzold (b. 1873), well-known writer from Leipzig
  • Guillaume-Lebrecht Petzold (b. 1794), French piano maker in Paris in the early 1800s

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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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