Scholz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Scholz comes from one of those ancient dukedoms, territories and states that would eventually form a part of present day Germany. At its birth in the Middle Ages, it was used to indicate someone who worked as a town-mayor derived from the medieval name "Schultheis" which has the same meaning.

Early Origins of the Scholz family

The surname Scholz was first found in Switzerland, where branches of this estimable family were elevated to the ranks of the nobility and came to possess great political influence. The name stems from the medaieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."

Important Dates for the Scholz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scholz research. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1224, 1680, 1661, 1693, 1719, 1615, 1683, 1747, 1800, 1770, 1849, 1808 and 1883 are included under the topic Early Scholz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scholz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schultz, Schultheis, Schultes, Schultz, Schultze, Schulz, Scholz and many more.

Early Notables of the Scholz family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Scholz were Jerzy Georg Daniel Schultz the Younger (1615-1683), Prussian painter of the Baroque era; Johann Abraham Schultz (1747-1800), a composer and conductor of the orchestra of Prince Heinrich...
Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scholz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scholz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scholz Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Simon Scholz, who arrived in America in 1642 [1]
Scholz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elisabeth Scholz, aged 43, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • George Scholz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • A A Scholz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Frederick Scholz, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [1]
  • Hermann Scholz, who landed in Wisconsin in 1867 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Scholz (post 1700)

  • Kevin Carl Scholz (b. 1955), American architect, entrepreneur, professor and artist
  • Jodie Scholz, American television soap opera script writer and editor
  • Rudolph John Scholz (1896-1981), American rugby union player
  • Eugene Milton Scholz (1917-2005), American professional basketball player
  • Jackson Volney Scholz (1897-1986), American track and field athlete
  • Carter Scholz (b. 1953), speculative American fiction author and composer of music
  • Donald Thomas "Tom" Scholz (b. 1947), American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, inventor, and mechanical engineer
  • Frederick J. Scholz (b. 1911), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State Senate from Camden County, 1964-68 [2]
  • Charles W. Scholz, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980 [2]
  • Marita Scholz (b. 1977), German rower
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Scholz family

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  • Wilhelm Scholz (b. 1920), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he survived the sinking [3]
  • Max Scholz (1919-1941), German Matrosenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Helmut Scholz (1917-1941), German Bootsmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Friedrich Scholz (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ 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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