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The German surname Stoltenburg emerged in the lands that formed the modern state of Lower Saxony, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems rivers. Lower Saxony was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. East Frisia (Ostfriesland) was located between the land of Oldenburg and the Netherlands. In 1648, the Frisian lands were divided. The Netherlands became independent and the Dutch part is West Frisia.In 1815, the Congress Of Vienna awarded East Frisia to the Kingdom of Hanover and it later, in 1866, became a part of Brandenburg-Prussia. This territory became a district of Lower Saxony in 1946.

Stoltenburg Early Origins



The surname Stoltenburg was first found in Lower Saxony, where the name was associated with the landed nobility and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired estates and branches, such as the estate of Segeln in Osnabruck, always elevating their status by their great contributions to society.

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Stoltenburg Spelling Variations


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Stoltenburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stoltzenburg, Stolzenburg, Stoltenburg, Stoltzenberg, Stolzenberg and many more.

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Stoltenburg Early History


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Stoltenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stoltenburg research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1786, 1842, 1600, 1660, 1624 and 1811 are included under the topic Early Stoltenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stoltenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stoltenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included Daniel Stolz von Stolzenberg (1600-1660), a Bohemian physician and writer on alchemy, a pupil of Michael Maier in Prague, best known for...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stoltenburg 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: Fridrich Christian Stolzenberg, who came to Canada with the loyalists in 1783. Henry Stoltenberg (also recorded as Henry Stoltenburg) came to Philadelphia in 1848..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Stoltenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stoltenburg 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 November 2015 at 18:37.

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