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Where did the German Wetzler family come from? What is the German Wetzler family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wetzler family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wetzler family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Wetzel, Wetzlaw (Silesia), Weczel ( Silesia, Bohemia), Wetzold, Weczold, Wetzler, Wetzal, Wetzell, Wetzlar, Wetz and many more.

First found in Silesia and Bohemia, where the name could be considered to make a major contribution to the feudal society that shaped the early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses, playing important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, as each group strove for power and status in an unstable territorial profile. chronicles first mention the Lord Weczel von Schellendorf from Liegnitz in Silesia around 1424, and Hans Weczold of Freiberg in Saxony near the border with Bohemia in 1447.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wetzler research. Another 267 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Wetzler History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 22 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wetzler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wetzler Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century


  • Jacob Wetzler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Hermann Wetzler landed in in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Herman Wetzler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jaques Wetzler, who landed in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782

Wetzler Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • G Wetzler, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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  • Hermann Hans Wetzler (1870-1943), German conductor and composer, founder of the Wetzler Symphony Orchestra
  • Alfred Israel Wetzler (1918-1988), Slovak Jewish author who escaped Auschwitz, best known for his Blood for Goods and co-authoring the Vrba-Wetzler Report


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  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. 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).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Wetzler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wetzler 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.

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