Denner History

Origins of the name Denner 

Denner History

Denner Name Meaning

German: Denner is a variant of Danner, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Denn in The Rhineland (German: Rheinland, French: Rhénanie) is the name used for a loosely defined area of Western Germany along the Rhine, chiefly its middle section.

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English denn ‘woodland pasture for swine’, hence an occupational or topographic name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Venner, Dehner, Denver, Depner, Penner, Fenner, Renner, Jenner, Kenner, Danner

Denner Migratrion

Migration of Denner’s

Denner Settlers in the United States 16th -18th Century
John Denner, who landed in Maryland in 1673
Johann Simon Denner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
Christian Denner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752
John Henry Denner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1770
Henricus Denner, who settled in Philadelphia in 177
I C Denner, who arrived in New York in 1850
Peter Denner, aged 22, who arrived in America in 1854
Francis Denner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1858
Charles Denner, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1859
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists

Denner's in Canada and Australia

Denner Settlers in Canada and Australia in the 19th Century

J G Denner, who landed in Quebec in 1850
John Denner, English convict from Gloucester, who was transported aboard the “Andromeda” on October 16, 1826, settling in Van Diemen’s Land,
James Denner, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship “Canton” in 1846
Mary Ann Denner, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship “Canton” in 1846 [
Denner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Laura Denner, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship “British Queen” in 1883
Caroline Denner, aged 46, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship “Tongariro” in 1888

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Denner Market in Switzerland to Canada’s Largest Dealer in Antique Arms, John C Denner

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Finding ancestors who share the last name Denner can be difficult but not impossible. Looking for any journals or diaries done by family members is a good start. Another excellent resource is investigating local and international newspaper articles from an ancestral hometown. It was common practice for newspapers to write about citizens, almost on a daily basis. Also contact a family’s home county or town for its historical and genealogical societies and local museums. Often times these type of groups will carry many different photos, newspapers, or news articles on its local citizens.

Here is an example of a obituary I located on my great-great grandfather

John Leonard Denner was born in Monroe, Michigan, USA in 1847.

John married Elizabeth Rosenthal Denner and had 1 child.

John Denner passed away on 23 Oct 1886 in Sebawaing, Huron, Michigan, USA.

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