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Beshwitz Early Origins



The surname Beshwitz was first found in Meissen, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. The name was originally spelled Petzschwitz, Petschwitz or Peschwitz. The first recorded member of this family was Marquand von Beschwitz who lived in the early 13th century. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Beshwitz Spelling Variations


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Beshwitz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beschwittz, Beshwitz, Bechwitz, Beschewitz, Beshewitz, Bechewitz, Petzschwitz, Petschwitz and many more.

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Beshwitz Early History


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Beshwitz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beshwitz research. Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1409, 13, , 1635, 10, , 1859, 1499 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Beshwitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beshwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beshwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beshwitz 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: members of the family who settled in North America during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Beshwitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beshwitz 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 29 August 2012 at 11:04.

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