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Beiswanger Early Origins



The surname Beiswanger was first found in Swabia, where the name Bieswang came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as branches of the house acquired new estates which combined with their great contributions to society, elevated their social status.

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Beiswanger Spelling Variations


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Beiswanger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bieswang, Bieswange, Bieswanger, Bieswangg, Bieswangger, Beiswang, Beiswange, Beiswanger, Beiswangg, Beiswangger, Bischwang, Bischwange, Bischwanger, Bischwangg, Bischwangger and many more.

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Beiswanger Early History


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Beiswanger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beiswanger research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beiswanger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beiswanger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beiswanger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beiswanger 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: Peter Biswanger arrived in Philadelphia in 1730; Erhard Biswanger settled in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1846; Ottmar Biswanger came to Philadelphia in 1850.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beiswanger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beiswanger (post 1700)



  • George Beiswanger (b. 1928), American educator and government official

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Beiswanger Historic Events


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Beiswanger Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Master Everett Allister  Beiswanger (1917-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mrs. Lula Grifin  Beiswanger (1882-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. E. Hugh  Beiswanger (1884-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Master Kenneth H.  Beiswanger (1915-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Beiswanger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beiswanger 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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