Shultz Surname History

The name Shultz 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 Shultz family

The surname Shultz 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 Shultz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shultz 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 Shultz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shultz Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Shultz family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Shultz 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...
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Shultz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shultz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Christian Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Ch Otto Shultz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
  • Christian Otta Shultz, aged 22, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
  • Martin Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • J Henry Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Shultz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Nathaniel Shultz, who landed in New York in 1802 [1]
  • Rudolph W Shultz, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1843 [1]
  • John Shultz, who landed in Maryland in 1845 [1]
  • Mr. Shultz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • G Shultz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shultz migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shultz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Ferdinand Shultz, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Shultz migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Shultz Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Shultz, American settler travelling from California aboard the ship "Titan" arriving in Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 12th February 1852 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Shultz (post 1700)

  • Clark Shultz (d. 2014), American politician, a Republican member of the Kansas Senate
  • Richard H. Shultz Jr. (b. 1947), American scholar of international security studies, Professor International Politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Wallace Luther "Toots" Shultz (1888-1959), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1911 to 1912 for the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Searles Gregory Shultz (1897-1975), American lawyer and politician, Member of the New York State Assembly (1947-1954), New York State Senator (1955-1958)
  • Charlotte Smith Mailliard Swig Shultz (b. 1934), born Charlotte Smith, an American heiress and socialite, wife of former United States Secretary of State George P. Shultz
  • Matthew Ray "Matt" Shultz (b. 1983), American lead singer and occasional guitarist for the American rock band Cage the Elephant
  • Emanuel Shultz (1819-1912), American shoemaker, merchant, manufacturer, banker and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio (1881-1883)
  • George Pratt Shultz (b. 1920), American politician, 60th United States Secretary of State (1982-1989), recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Clark Shultz, Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives
  • Henry Shultz, eccentric entrepreneur in the antebellum American South
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Shultz family

Arrow Air Flight 1285
  • Mr. Robert David Shultz (b. 1953), Oregon, USA, American Private 1st Class from Veneta, Oregon, USA who died in the crash [3]

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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550
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