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Ashur Early Origins



The surname Ashur was first found in Switzerland, where since ancient times the name Escher was closely associated with the area's feudal conflicts. As they became more prominent, the family formed alliances with powerful nobles and princes during the many turbulent events of the period. Thus Escher merged with other distinguished houses thereby enhancing and extending the family's influence.

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Ashur Spelling Variations


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Ashur Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Esher, Ascher, Asher, Aischer, Aisher, Ayscher, Aysher, Eyscher, Eysher, Eser, Eshen, Eshere, Echel, Eschle, Eschere, Eschen, Eschel, Eschle, Aschere, Aschen, Aschel and many more.

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Ashur Early History


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Ashur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ashur research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1817, 1899, 1626 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Ashur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ashur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ashur Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ashur Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Escher who, along with his wife and two children, settled in New York state in 1709; Johan Christian Eser who settled in Pennsylvania in 1754; Johanne Conrad Escher who also settled in Pennsylvania in 1765.

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    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. 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).
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Ashur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ashur 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 September 2013 at 13:34.

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