Betz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Betz family

The surname Betz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Betz.was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Betz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Betz research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1677, 1733, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Betz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Betz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Betz, Betze, Betzer, Betzen, Betzenstein, Betzhold, Betzler, Petz, Beitz and many more.

Early Notables of the Betz family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Betz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Betz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Betz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anna Maria Betz, who landed in New York, NY in 1709 [1]
  • Melchior Betz, who landed in America in 1738 [1]
  • Johan Wilhelm Betz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • Hans Georg Betz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Matheas Betz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Betz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J J Betz, aged 19, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Henry Betz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]
  • Adam Betz, who settled in New York in 1839
  • Jacob Betz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841 [1]
  • Frederick Betz, who landed in New York in 1844 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Betz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Emilie Betz, aged 15, who landed in New York, NY in 1912 [1]
  • Helena Betz, aged 3, who landed in New York, NY in 1912 [1]
  • Jakob Betz, aged 36, who landed in New York, NY in 1912 [1]
  • Pauline Betz, aged 31, who arrived in New York, NY in 1912 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Betz (post 1700)

  • Claire Smith Betz (1921-2014), American part owner of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team
  • Matthew Betz (1881-1938), American film actor who appeared in 125 films
  • Pauline May Betz (b. 1919), American tennis player, inducted in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1965
  • Carl Betz (1920-1978), American actor, best known for the role of Dr. Alex Stone on The Donna Reed Show
  • Peter Betz (1949-1988), Philadelphia Phillies executive
  • Karl Betz (1907-1942), German Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Paul Otto Ferdinand Betz (1895-1944), German Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Franz Betz (1835-1900), German bass-baritone opera singer
  • Albert Betz (1885-1968), German Engineer, pioneer of wind energy technology
  • Hans-Dieter Betz (b. 1940), German experimental physicist and emeritus professor
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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