Botjer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Botjer family
The surname Botjer was first found in Brunswick, Lower Saxony, where the name Botticher contributed greatly to the development of an emerging dukedom which would later play a large role in the tribal and power struggles of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local, social and political affairs.
Important Dates for the Botjer family
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Botjer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Boetticher, Bottcher, Boticher, Boettiger, Boettger, Bottikker, Botikker, Boticker and many more.
Early Notables of the Botjer family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time included Johann Böttger (also Böttcher or Böttiger) (1682-1719), a German alchemist, known as the co-inventor of porcelain (China) in Meissen; Adolf Boettger (1815-1870) was...
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Migration of the Botjer family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gustav Botticher arrived in Philadelphia in 1881; Knut Alfred Bottiger, age 27; settled in New York city in 1842.
Contemporary Notables of the name Botjer (post 1700)
- Louis F. Botjer, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey, 1952-55 
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