Shorb History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Shorb family
The surname Shorb was first found in Hamburg, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of the North Sea region, as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.
Important Dates for the Shorb family
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Shorb Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schorr, Schorrer, Schor, Schors, Schorer, Schorre, Schore and many more.
Early Notables of the Shorb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shorb family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Georg Schorr, who came to Philadelphia in 1747; as did Hans Mardin Schors in 1751. Johann Michael Schorr came to America in 1783. Christian Schorer came to Texas with his wife Johanne T. Mueller, as did Georg Schor in 1861..
Contemporary Notables of the name Shorb (post 1700)
- J. Campbell Shorb, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1880
- C. J. Shorb, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1948
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