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Where did the German Yoder family come from? What is the German Yoder family crest and coat of arms? When did the Yoder family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Yoder family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yoder, Joder, Jode, Jodder, Yodder, Joderli and others.
First found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yoder research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yoder History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Yoder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yoder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Barbara Yoder who settled in Philadelphia in 1742 with her two sons, Jacob and Christian
- Jacob Yoder, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742
- Melchior Yoder, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
Yoder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joseph Yoder, who landed in New York in 1835
- Joseph Yoder who arrived in New York in 1835
- John Yoder who arrived in Ohio in 1862
- Marie Yoder who settled in New York in 1865
- Lloyd E. Yoder (1903-1967), American college football player, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982
- Carl M. Yoder (1885-1944), American industrialist, founder and president of The Yoder Company from 1910 until his death in 1944
- Samuel S. Yoder (1841-1921), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 4th district (1887-1891)
- Richard "Dick" Yoder (b. 1937), American politician and educator, 57th Mayor of West Chester, Pennsylvania (2002-2010)
- Edwin Milton Yoder (b. 1934), American Pulitzer Prize winning journalist
- Bradley Howard "Brad" Yoder (b. 1971), American film actor and producer, known for producing Call of the Wildman (2011) and Extreme Couponing (2011)
- Brad Yoder, American songwriter/performer living in Pittsburgh
- Shelli Renee Yoder (b. 1968), American business manager, educator, politician and former model, Miss Indiana (1992), Member of the Monroe County, Indiana County Council from the 1st district (2013)
- Kevin Wayne Yoder (b. 1976), American politician, United States Representative from Kansas's 3rd congressional district (2011)
- Abraham N. Yoder (d. 1911), American Republican politician, Secretary of State of Montana, 1905-11
- History of the Yoder Family in North Carolina by Fred Roy Yoder.
- The Christian J. Yoder and Catherine Bacher Yoder Family Genealogy by Richard J. Yoder.
- Descendants of Jacob Yothers, Bucks County, Pennsylvania by Richard J. Yothers.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
- Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
- Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
- Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
- Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
- Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
- Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
The Yoder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yoder Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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