The surname Shrode was first found in the northern land of Braunschweig (Brunswick,) where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the
society which would become the backbone of modern Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its particular involvement in military and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shrode research.Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1708, 1709, 1736, 1809, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Shrode History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notables of the time included Heinrich Philipp Ernst Schrader, born in the Harz mountains, who took part in the campaigns of Duke Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Oels, accompanying him in... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shrode Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Christian Schrader, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754; as did Philipp Christian Schrader in 1767. Julius Schrader and Jacob Schrader both came to America in 1776. Johann Christian Ehrenreich Schrade arrived in Carolina or Pennsylvania with his wife Margaret Sonne and daughter in 1752. Dietrich Wilhelm Schrader arrived in Texas with his wife and four children in 1847.