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Spelling variations of this family name include: Biehler, Bieler, Beihler, Bielert (eastern regions), Beiler, Beiller, Bihler, Bielau, Bielen, Beeler and many more.
First found in Silesia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The name may originate from (or have lent itelf to) the town Bielau in Silesia and Bielen in Thuringia.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beeler research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1791 and 1495 are included under the topic Early Beeler History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beeler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Beeler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Maria Beeler, aged 33, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734
- Wilh Beeler, who arrived in America in 1764
Beeler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christoph Beeler, who landed in America in 1845
- John Beeler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874
- Phil Beeler, who landed in America in 1877
- Selby Beeler, American author
- Kathleen Beeler, American cinematographer
- Chase Beeler (b. 1987), American professional football center
- Joseph Sam Beeler (1921-2002), American infielder in Major League Baseball
- J. C. Beeler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1888
- Harvey D. Beeler Sr. (1883-1959), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Morgan County, 1933-40, 1943-44; Member of West Virginia State Senate 16th District, 1947-50
- Harold B. Beeler, American politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 2001
- Gail Beeler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008
- Fred C. Beeler (1879-1958), American Republican politician, Member of Kansas State House of Representatives 85th District, 1929-30
- Azel Dale Beeler (1893-1963), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Rome, 1916-17; Paris, 1919; University professor
- Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
- Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
- 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).
- Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
The Beeler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beeler 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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