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Rentschler Early Origins



The surname Rentschler was first found in Baden in Swabia where the name 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.

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Rentschler Spelling Variations


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Rentschler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rentz, Rents, Renz, Renttz, Reintjes, Reints, Reents, Reinte and many more.

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Rentschler Early History


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Rentschler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rentschler research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1513 is included under the topic Early Rentschler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rentschler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rentschler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rentschler 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 were:

Rentschler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Rentschler, aged 34, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rentschler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rentschler (post 1700)



  • William H. Rentschler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1972
  • Peter E. Rentschler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952
  • James Malone Theodore Rentschler (b. 1933), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Malta, 1982-85
  • Daniel Rentschler, American Republican politician, Mayor of North Arlington, New Jersey; Elected 1930; Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932
  • Carl T. Rentschler (1921-2004), American Republican politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1953-54

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Rentschler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rentschler 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 21 January 2016 at 14:22.

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