Schoof History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Schoof family
The surname Schoof was first found in Bavaria, 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 Schoof family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schoof research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1667, 1743 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Schoof History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Schoof Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuh, Schuck, Shuh, Schuch, Shook, Schug, Schewe, Schugh, Schuhman, Schumann, Schuckman, Schuckmann, Schumaker, Schoemaker, Shoemaker, Schumacher, Schuhmacher, Shoo, Schoo and many more.
Early Notables of the Schoof family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Schoof in this period include Countess Ehrengard Melusina von der Schulenberg, Duchess of Kendal (1667-1743), born on 25 Dec. 1667 at Emden in the present Prussian province of Saxony. "Emden was the...
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Migration of the Schoof family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: David Shook, who arrived in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1867; Frances Shoomaker, who settled in Philadelphia in 1685; Gertrude Shoomaker, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1685.
Contemporary Notables of the name Schoof (post 1700)
- Brian Schoof, American Republican politician, Candidate for Montana State House of Representatives 40th District, 2010 
- Sebastian Schoof (b. 1980), German former footballer
- Manfred Schoof (b. 1936), German jazz trumpet player
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