Scheck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Scheck family

The surname Scheck was first found in Baden and Swabia, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Scheck family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scheck research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1783 and 1876 are included under the topic Early Scheck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scheck Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schacht, Schach, Schack, Schachman, Schachmann, Schatz and many more.

Early Notables of the Scheck family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Scheck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scheck migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scheck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Caspar Scheck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Casper Scheck, who landed in America in 1738 [1]
  • Valtein Scheck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Michael Scheck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
Scheck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Henry Scheck, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1839 [1]
  • Valentine Scheck, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [1]
  • Peter Scheck, aged 17, who landed in New York, NY in 1876 [1]
  • Catharina Scheck, aged 10, who arrived in New York, NY in 1876 [1]
  • Elisabeth Scheck, aged 63, who arrived in New York, NY in 1876 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Scheck (post 1700)

  • Frank Scheck, American film critic, best known for his reviews in the New York Post and The Hollywood Reporter
  • Barry C. Scheck (b. 1949), American lawyer and director of the Innocence Project, dedicated to exposing wrongful convictions
  • Denis Scheck (b. 1964), German literary critic and journalist

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
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