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Pfafenberger Early Origins



The surname Pfafenberger was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Pfafenberger Spelling Variations


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Pfafenberger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfaffenberger, Pfafenberger, Pfaffenberg, Pfannenberg, Pfannenberger, Pfeffenberger and many more.

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Pfafenberger Early History


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Pfafenberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pfafenberger research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pfafenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pfafenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pfafenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Adam Pfaffenberger, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1733; Lothareus Pfannenbecker, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Georg Pfaffenberg and his wife Adelheid Elisabetha, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1768 with their five children, Andreas Pfaffenbach, who settled in Pennsylvania after fighting in the American Revolution, John Pfaffenberger, who applied for naturalization in Indiana in 1843.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Pfafenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pfafenberger 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 22 November 2013 at 09:12.

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