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Where did the German Shines family come from? When did the Shines family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Shines family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schein, Scheins, Shein, Scheine, Sheine, Scheiner, Sheiner, Shine, Shines and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shines research. Another 226 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1363, 1414, 1450, 1575, 1585, 1630, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Shines History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 41 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shines Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathes Scheiner, who came to Philadelphia in 1754; Conrad Schein came with his wife Friedricke Schick to Texas in 1854; and Melchior Scheiner arrived in New York State in 1876..
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