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Where did the German Boehmer family come from? What is the German Boehmer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Boehmer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Boehmer family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bohmer, Bohmmer, Bohemer, Boehmer, Boehmmer, Boehemer, Boemer, Boemmer, Bohmert, Boehmert, Bohme and many more.

First found in Prussia, where the name Boehmer made a great early contribution to the feudal society of early Europe. The name Bohmer became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses where family members played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts which resulted as each group sought to maximize its power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boehmer research. Another 153 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1770, 1575 and 1624 are included under the topic Early Boehmer History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Boehmer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boehmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Margaret Boehmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743
  • Martin Boehmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743

Boehmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Fredrick Boehmer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Caspar Boehmer, aged 27, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • George Boehmer, who landed in Texas in 1854
  • Johann Boehmer, who arrived in Brazil in 1857

Boehmer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • August F Boehmer, who landed in Arkansas in 1900


  • Konrad Boehmer (b. 1941), German composer
  • Justus Henning Boehmer (1674-1749), German ecclesiastical jurist
  • Hasso von Boehmer (1904-1945), German Colonel who participated in the July 20 Plot against Hitler
  • Harald von Boehmer, German immunologist
  • Konrad Boehmer (b. 1941), Dutch composer and writer


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  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  11. ...

The Boehmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boehmer 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 4 December 2014 at 09:30.

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