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Early Origins of the Pohl family


The surname Pohl was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie), where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times.

One of the first records of the family was John de St. Paul (ca.1295-1362), Archbishop of Dublin, probably a native of Owston in the West Riding of Yorkshire. "He may have been a son of Thomas and brother of Robert de St. Paul, lord of Byram in the same Riding, on whose behalf he obtained from Edward II the remission of fines imposed on Robert for his adherence to Thomas of Lancaster. He was possibly connected with Mary de St. Paul or St. Pol, daughter of the Count de St. Pol, who married Aymer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, and frequently made John de St. Paul her attorney during her absence from England.The family probably came originally from Guienne, and it had many descendants settled in Yorkshire. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print


Early History of the Pohl family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pohl research.
Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1068, 1150, 1184, 1290, and 1577 are included under the topic Early Pohl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pohl Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Saint-Pol, Saint-Paul, Saint-Pohl, Saint-Pole, Saint-Poul, Saint-Poule, Paul, Pol, Pohl and many more.

Early Notables of the Pohl family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pohl family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pohl Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Henry Pohl, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Pohl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Maria Pohl, who landed in America in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Nikolaus Pohl, who arrived in Michigan in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Peter Pohl, who arrived in Michigan in 1841 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gertrude Pohl, aged 26, who landed in New York, NY in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Henrich Pohl, who settled in Philadelphia in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Pohl (post 1700)


  • Frederic Pohl (1919-2013), American science-fiction writer, inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Esther Pohl, American physician and public health pioneer
  • Frederik Pohl (b. 1919), noted American science fiction writer and editor
  • Shannon Pohl, American female badminton player
  • John Pohl (b. 1979), American NHL professional ice hockey player
  • Mrs. Rudolph Pohl, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Randolph S. Pohl, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dave Pohl, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 86th District, 2001 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Camellia Pohl, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert Wichard Pohl (1884-1976), German physicist
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Pohl family



Bismarck

  • Walter Pohl (1921-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

Suggested Readings for the name Pohl


  • Ancestral Report for George A. Pohl by George A. Pohl.

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See Also



Citations


  1. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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