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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. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    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. 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).
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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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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